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Here's the deal. Your child does not exist in a vacuum. In fact, if your child is under the age of six, they are living in a what is basically a hypnotized state of mind, and are downloading everything from “authorities” in their life without...

John Gray of Mars/Venus fame tells us something Oprah once said to him in an interview; one of the biggest reasons forgiveness and “getting over it” are so important is that “when you hang on to anger or resentment, you are giving someone 'free rent'...

Having heard someone wonder if they were turning their child gay, I decided to address the question.  Can I make my kid gay?  The short answer is, no.  Whether you believe that sexual orientation is genetically determined, a choice, or neither, thinking that you can...

I'll be honest, the only way I can tell you the specific reasons why your relationship isn't working is to get to know you and your partner.  Obviously, since I'm not with you, I can't do that.  However, there are some fundamental things you want...

Many people believe that long lost childhood experiences have no bearing on their mental health as adults.  I can't count the number of times I have heard someone say that their childhood was fine and that they are “happy with what my parents taught me.” ...

Often, when you feel depressed and you're looking for answers, you are told to “challenge your negative thinking,” to “get enough sleep,” to “go outside,” to “exercise,” to “do things you used to like to do even though you don't want to,” You are told...

So, you want to know, what is depression? If you have found this blog you have probably been looking for new answers, but keep finding the same information.  That is because every medical and mental health website out there has an explanation of what depression...

If you have ever asked yourself, why can't I control my anger, then I have some answers for you.  The first possibility is that you have never learned any of the “skills” necessary to control it.  These can be learned relatively quickly and mastered through...

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