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Teaching Children about Healthy Intimacy

Parents play an integral part in establishing healthy attachment and developing balanced intimacy for children. Here are three guidelines to help teach children. Parents play an integral part in establishing healthy attachment and developing balanced

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“Awake and Arise”

I have met and talked to many who have felt they have something important to do, but can’t quite figure out what it is, or how to go about doing it.

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What Are You Really Saying To Your Child?

Words are very important and what you say to your child does matter, but your body language actually carries more weight. In 1971 psychologist Albert Mehrabian published “Silent Messages, which included his pioneering research on

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Early Intervention

Self-mastery scare in your home? Is there evidence of some unfortunate things invading your home and influencing your loved ones? Don’t wait to see if it gets worse.

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The 4 Square Listening Tool

How to use it and why it works *You can also watch Maurice explain this topic in a video training HERE. Many of us find ourselves in conversations where we start to feel “flooded”. This

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Don’t Bicker, Counsel

“You bring that up every time we talk about this. That’s stupid and we are not writing that down, I told you that already!” – A man who isn’t creating safety for his wife. My

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The Worth of a Woman

One topic of concern among the women I have talked to is not feeling their worth. Women often determine their worth by comparing themselves to retouched pictures in magazines, on billboards, television, and the perfect

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Sex as a Reward?

A common question asked of me in my work with women who have experienced betrayal trauma or sexual trauma is something like, “What role is sexuality supposed to play in a healthy relationship?”  

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Marital Repair Case Study #1

(The words of the wife are in italics.) I was able to have another chat with my husband last night where I calmly explained my distance of late is due to  working through pain and

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A Warrior’s Prayer

I am now learning, that for quite some time, men have been praying the way farmers pray instead of the way warriors need to pray. Here is a warrior’s prayer.

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