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Signs of an Emotionally Abusive Relationship And What You Can Do

Signs of an Emotionally Abusive Relationship And What You Can DoSome relationships, whether they be parent-child, spouse, sibling or friendships, can be emotionally abusive in nature. An emotionally abusive relationship is more than just a collection of emotionally Keep reading →

6 Reasons Men and Women Have Emotional Affairs

6 Reasons Men and Women Have Emotional Affairs Most of the time an emotional affair happens without anyone realizing that it has happened. In fact, emotional affairs are often the product of good intentions and what are considered to be polite or Keep reading →

Supporting Others: Are You Being Helpful or Dismissive?

Supporting Others: Are You Being Helpful or Dismissive?Seeing a loved one suffering from stress, anxiety, grief or depression can be heartbreaking. It can be difficult to know what to do or how to react. You may wish to fix the situation or take on some of the Keep reading →

Giving Thanks: Six Easy Ways to Live a Healthier Life

Giving Thanks: Six Easy Ways to Live a Healthier LifeBoth intuition and research have shown that feeling grateful makes people feel good, physically and emotionally. Gratitude, as defined by psychologist Robert Emmons  studying this positive emotion, is a Keep reading →

Anger management in children

Anger management in childrenAt a grocery store, an elementary school-aged boy named John asked his mother to buy him chocolate.  When she refused, the boy started hitting her in front of others.  The mother reacted to this by Keep reading →

Mindful Eating

Mindful EatingIt is the end of a stressful week, and you reward yourself for a job well done by eating your favorite dessert.  You are unaware of the delicious food disappearing as you continue to browse the net or Keep reading →


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Question: Ever since my brother and I moved out and got married my parents argue a lot. I asked my mom about it and she said that she’s not happy and she guesses my dad isn’t either but that’s just how it is after having children. What can I do to help them realize that they can still be happy even in their older age?

After children move out, couples become more aware of habits and personality traits that they have been overlooking for many years.  Readjusting to one another takes time.  For now, you and your brother can talk with them about how it is hard to watch them be so unhappy. Keep reading →