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When Children Have Been Bullied: Healing Options

Bullying can induce phobias and emotional hyper-sensitivy. This new treatment method can erase potential lifelong damage from traumatic events.

Resisting the 3 Main Temptations that Destroy Marriages

I call them the three A's. Beware, unless you want a divorce, as they are the behaviors most likely to become marriage deal-breakers. You may be more susceptible than you think.
The Woman Who Saved Marriage

The Woman Who Saved Marriage

One woman's dedication to the idea of marriage education reversed America's rising divorce rates and may have saved the institution of marriage.
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The Blues Is Depression. Should You Treat It With Pills?

Diagnosing depression as an illness and treating it with medication may create new difficulties. What if you treat depression instead as indicating a problem in your life?
Freud Had It Right About Leaders

Freud Had It Right About Leaders

Freud's brilliant insight, "Groups take on the personality of the leader," is worth taking to heart. Policy matters, but so does personality. What Presidential personality traits do Americans seek in these treacherous economic times?
Discipline with Babies and Toddlers

Discipline with Babies and Toddlers

Even the most endearing of babies manage from time to time to do things that are provocative. It's best though to eliminate punishing them or even getting mad. There's less stressful, less hurtful, and far more effective ways to take charge.
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Energy Therapy Acupoint Tapping: The Best PTSD Treatment?

War, accidents and many other intensely negative emotional events can induce long-lasting psychic wounds. Here's a new treatment for rapid and sustained relief. Try it!
Age-Gap Couples in the Twilight Zone

Age-Gap Couples in the Twilight Zone

Couples with a large chronilogical age difference may initially feel very similar in terms of emotional age. Still, they are likely to face logistical challenges vis a vis their life-stage differences. She may be eager for children, when he's wanting to visit the grandkids. How will the age differences affect them twenty years later?

No Way Jose Will I Go With You To Therapy!

There's many ways to get marriage help, with or without the participation of your spouse. Here's three options for fixing marriage problems on your own.

Jealousy: The 3 Main Causes and Their Cures

Jealousy eats you up inside, and causes you to pick fights with the one you love. How could this distressing feeling be a helpful solution to a real-life dilemma? Here's how.
Protests: Potent or Impotent?

Protests: Potent or Impotent?

"You have to fight to feel good." In my twenties, when I was living in New York with a group of post-college friends, Bob was a tall handsome young man in our cadre who took this slogan about protests as his raison d'etre. But is it true? When are protests and fights good for you?
How Do Your Relationships Flow?

How Do Your Relationships Flow?

Communication is the flow of information in relationships. Information flows between people just like water flows in nature's streams. Smooth laminar flow is good. Bumpy turbulence causes problems.
Why Affairs Tempt Us, And How to Prevent Them

Why Affairs Tempt Us, And How to Prevent Them

Most affairs occur because naïve partners slide into sexual situations they can't handle. Learn about gerbils to understand why.
Panic Attacks Are Puzzles

Panic Attacks Are Puzzles

No need to panic about panic attacks. Anxiety surges happen to many folks. The good news though is that butterflies explain how panic attacks can prove helpful for you.

Happy Marriage, Happy Life

What level of achievement do you aim for in your marriage? Are you satisfied with a good enough relationship or do you aim to become a dream-team?
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Apologies: How To Do Them Skillfully in 5 Steps

How can you repay emotional debts incurred by hurtful mistakes? Effective apologies can wipe the debt clean, and even turn your mistake into a nourishing relationship moment.
How Do Sex and Power Abuses Lead to Terrorism and War?

How Do Sex and Power Abuses Lead to Terrorism and War?

What are the deeper motives underlying some jihadists' attraction to terrorism? It turns out that sex and power, used abusively, lie at the heart of Islamic terrorism.
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What Domestic Batterers Can Teach Us About Terrorism

Families with skills for healthy parenting and cooperative partnering raise people who value cooperation. Cultures that allow violence at home produce terrorists. What can we do?
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From Thin-Skin to Win-Win: How Couples Counseling Helps

Are you and your loved one living the opposite of happily ever after? If your partnership is yielding fear, resentment or anger, maybe it's time to reverse the trend.

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