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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: My father has a very big ego and does not like to be shown that he is wrong. Most of the time growing up we would just drop it and conform to his moods just to avoid conflict. But now that I’m married I see how that affects my wife and I don’t want to keep giving into a man who is so stubborn at the expense of my wife’s happiness. How do I balance the two?

Marriage is not only difficult on its own but can cause strain when redefining your relationships with your family of origin. Marriage is a time when all of the relationships in the family have to change and that can be very hard for some people to accept. Keep reading →