Family Focus – Tips to having a successful co-parenting experience

Every family is unique. In fact, traditional households are becoming more and more uncommon. Navigating a blended family comes with challenges. Polly and John Wierzbicki have two boys, Elliot and Phineas, ages 3 and 2, respectively. John also has two...

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Helping Others Creates Happiness, Health, and Prosperity

Give your abundant life a hearty boost this fall—find a giving opportunity! Shelve books for the library, work the community health fair, bake cupcakes for the nursing home’s monthly birthday party. Choose a way to give back that pleases you—and...

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10 Signs of a Healthy, Effective Co-Parenting Relationship

It takes a lot of work for two parents to get to the point where they can say their co-parenting relationship is actually going really well. For most families, there is much room for improvement. Rather than focusing on...

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The emotionally abusive husband: “Don’t tell me I abuse you!”

In the emotional abuse marriage, one of the characteristics of emotional abuse is the lack of accountability by your emotionally abusive husband. An emotionally abusive husband feels he is above the law — the law of the...

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Yes, Divorce Might Be Genetic, But There’s A Lot You Can Do About It

According to the American Psychological Association, anywhere between 40 and 50 percent of U.S. marriages end in divorce. This staggering statistic isn't exactly encouraging, and even more disheartening are the results of a new study that suggests that divorce might...

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How to Identify and Cope With Emotional Abuse in Marriage

Feeling insulted and wounded. Never measuring up. Walking on eggshells. If these statements describe your relationship, it is likely you are being emotionally abused. In general, a relationship is emotionally abusive when there is a consistent pattern of abusive words and bullying...

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Second Saturday Workshop – March 9th!

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Getting Out Of A Toxic Marriage

A good marriage can elevate your life in ways that you never thought were possible. A bad marriage can leave you heartbroken, depressed and listless. Relationships that have patterns of abuse (physical or emotional), chaos, repeated infidelity, inappropriate sexual behavior,...

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You’re Divorced and Feeling Lost: 9 Tips for Self-Care

You’ve gone through divorce and it’s natural that you are feeling sad, disappointed, betrayed, or even hopeless. These are the times when everything you hoped for and believed in become lost. You don’t know what to do or what...

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9 Things to Do Before Leaving an Abusive Marriage

Domestic violence is about control. Aggression is a primitive and immature reaction to a sense of helplessness and feeling a loss of control by the abuser. If you are preparing to leave an abusive marriage you should expect the abuser...

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