How to Identify Financial Abuse in a Relationship

When you think of domestic abuse, most likely the first thing that comes to mind is verbal abuse and physical assault. But research shows that financial abuse occurs just as frequently in unhealthy relationships as other forms of abuse. In fact, a...

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8 Places to Look for Hidden Assets During Divorce

When couples divorce, mistrust abounds. One of the first things people think of when their spouse asks them for divorce is, he must have been stashing away money. You know more about your financial situation than any stranger could, so...

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Tactics of Highly Manipulative People

Psychological manipulation can be defined as the exercise of undue influence through mental distortion and emotional exploitation, with the intention to seize power, control, benefits, and privileges at the victim’s expense. In our highly competitive and often self-centered society,...

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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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