Never Never: What Not To Do When Going Through A Hard Time

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The hardest part of life is staying happy and positive during a difficult time. Bad things happen to everyone. When they happen to you, you can tend to feel like your life is over. If you need some guidance to help you get through difficult times, here are things you should never do during a hard time in your life. Never play the victim It's easy to wallow in self-pity as the victim in your difficult time.

9 September 2015

How To Recover From Being Scammed By A Lover

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In the early days of your romance, being with him or her was such a heady rush, you didn't stop to ask too many questions or listen to the little niggling voice in your head. Now that the truth is out, you are embarrassed, ashamed, broke, and wonder if you can ever trust anyone again. Here are six ways to begin to recover (and move on if you need to). 1. Seek couples counseling if there is a possibility the situation could be rectified.

30 July 2015

Tips When Starting Marriage Counseling

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If things with your marriage haven't been perfect and you're having a hard time settling the issues, marriage counseling may be a great thing to try before you throw in the towel. A lot of people are able to find counseling beneficial, and it's a great gateway for communication. The counselor is a professional that can listen to both sides of the story, they can help you see each person's point of view, and they can give you great insight.

29 April 2015

How To Help A Grieving Child Cope Well

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When a child loses a loved one, sometimes he or she has the most difficult time coping because of the lack of communication skills. Here are 3 ways to help a grieving child cope in a healthy manner. Counseling To start, your child to needs to work with a professional who can help him or her to feel safe when sharing feelings. Even if your child is too young to really express feelings in words, counseling can work wonders.

6 April 2015

Two Ways Your Past Can Haunt Your Current Marriage

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It is common for marriages to have difficult times, and in the modern United States, marriage counseling is becoming an acceptable way to deal with rough patches. Many professionals say that marriage counseling is more likely to be effective if you seek help earlier in your marriage or even before you get married. Early intervention with a therapist not only gives you skills to deal with marital issues as they arise, but at a clinic like Associates For Counseling & Psychotherapy, they can help you identify and process these two ways that your past can sabotage your current relationship:

1 April 2015

How To Know If It Is Time To Register For Couples Therapy

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Determining whether you need to register for couples therapy may be a little easier than you might have once thought. To help you decide whether you and your loved one could benefit from therapy sessions, you will want to check out the following signs. You Argue More Than You Calmly Talk Some people make the mistake of assuming that as long as there is not complete silence between them that there really is not a large problem.

26 March 2015

2 Types of Childbirth Classes & Their 3 Major Benefits

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If you are expecting a baby soon, you may be thinking about what you can do to become better prepared, especially for the birthing process itself. This is why you may consider taking childbirth classes. If this is something that you want to do, you will want to be sure that you know about the different types of classes and the benefits of taking one altogether. 1. Lamaze Childbirth Classes: Lamaze childbirth classes are the most popular, which teaches pregnant moms about the different types of breathing techniques to use during labor.

13 March 2015