I have good news for you . . . with help from me and work by you, you can have a relationship that feels good.
- Judith McFarland, Marriage and Family Therapist
If you want good relationships, you must be checked in. Checking in means giving your important person the right message.
Children who are not raised to do meaningful jobs that contribute to the functioning of the family will not automatically become responsible later on. Are you training your children to be lazy and irresponsible?
Grief and loss are experienced throughout life. Reactions to losses of many kinds – death of a loved one included – progress through stages. There are some ways to assist that progress, or professional help may be needed.
Every choice has consequences in life. When you choose, do you consider whether your choice protects your important relationship?
Many people hesitate to get needed help because they feel that getting counseling/psychotherapy means they are crazy, and they feel ashamed. Needing help with relationships or mood is no more shameful than needing medical help for other issues!