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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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Benefit Concert on  September 27, 2014

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Question: I read MySahana’s article on the cycle of bad communication in a marriage and I just had to write in. It was like you were writing about my husband and me. We get into this pattern of disagreeing, being mean to each other, getting defensive and then one of us (usually him) storms off and we don’t talk for a day or so. How do we get out of this pattern?

Recognizing that you get into this pattern is the best first step any couple can take. Second step would be to identify what sets it off.. For some couples it is specific communication topics such as money, sex, children or in-laws. For other couples, it can be anything that they disagree on, from what move to watch to how to manage finances. Keep reading →