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
One of the most distressing situations for people to find themselves in is being unable to conceive a baby. The options are many, and they can feel overwhelming and frightening. Quality help is available, to help you make the right choices for yourselves, and to deal with the process.
Domestic violence, emotional, verbal and physical, is about power and control. It’s about one person wanting to dominate the other through guilt, fear, shame and intimidation, and it can have deadly consequences.
Although it is difficult to accept, we learn more from pain than from pleasure. Emotional pain gives us important information about our relationships, allowing us to make choices and changes.
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.