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To Work or Quit: Is My Relationship Doomed?

Deciding whether to commit, or to quit: is my relationship doomed?             When relationships start to unravel, couples often get caught up in doubt.  Thoughts such as “Is it worth it?”, “Will things ever change?”, and “Am I silly for thinking things will ever work?” are quick to come to mind, and the mental dilemma […]

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Dealing with Divorce as an Adult

Originally posted on Vanessa Lemminger, M.A., Marriage and Family Therapist LMFT53937:
The Way They Were: Dealing with Divorce After a Lifetime of Marriage by Brooke Lea Foster Brooke Foster’s book, The Way They Were: Dealing with Divorce After a Lifetime of Marraige is an essential read for adult children experiencing the pain of parental…

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Finding Love: Navigating the ‘single and looking’ status.

Finding Love: Navigating the ‘single and looking’ status. Finding Mr. Right is not an easy task. Sometimes it may seem as if it takes dating several Mr. Wrongs to find that special someone, and even then it may not happen. To make matters worse, as time passes and we get older, the pressure from friends, […]

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The Friend Who Cried Wolf

The Friend Who Cried Wolf We all have one.  You know, the friend that calls weekly (if not daily), hysterical over every dramatic event that happens to her.  Her meltdowns are like clockwork, having at least one “life-altering” crisis a week.  The first week it’s about the guy that she met at the bar the […]

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Dealing with Loss during the Holidays

Dealing with Loss during the Holidays The holidays can be a daunting time.  Despite the fact that the holidays are meant to be about family, being thankful, and spending quality time with the ones that we love, the holidays are often spent running around from one part of town to the next, spending more money […]

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