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Is Social Media Bad for Your Marriage?

Let’s face it. Without the Internet, many happy couples wouldn’t be together today. Social media and online dating sites make it possible to connect with people around the world who have similar interests and want the same things in a relationship. Unfortunately, social media can

Understanding and Overcoming the Fear of Missing Out (FOMO)

The desire to fit in and belong is not new. It’s a fundamental part of human nature. People have a natural inclination to compare themselves with others, especially in areas where they feel inadequate. It’s all completely normal, as long as these feelings don’t get

When Your Child is Going through a Divorce

It seems like only yesterday that your son or daughter was walking down the aisle to say “I do.” Now you’re being told about their impending divorce. For many parents, hearing this news can feel like a punch in the gut. You naturally want the

Is Political Drama Ruining Your Life?

5 tips to help manage political stress When it comes to politics, the last several years have been like a roller coaster that never ends.  With political discourse at every turn, there are times when you just want it to stop. That may be easier

How Parents Can Help Their Children during a Contested Divorce

A contested divorce can have long-lasting effects on entire families and social circles. Last month in the blog I talked about how parents can manage their mental and emotional health during what is often a long and combative process. This month I’d like to focus

What to Do When Someone You Know is Depressed

It’s normal for most people to feel sad once in a while, particularly in response to a loss or disappointment. Sadness like this typically doesn’t last long and usually goes away on its own. On the other hand, when a person is depressed, the sad

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