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02/08/2012
Bipolar Disorder Is Overdiagnosed In the over 30 years that I have been around in this profession, I've seen fads come and go... Now we're in a different kind of fad... It's not that people don't have disorders, but these huge increases are a bit suspect. Now, today, everybody is bipolar. More >>

Tags: Bipolar disorderHealthMental Health
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02/07/2012
Nothing Was Good Enough I was 20 years old when I got married to a great man. He would walk on water for me. Then we had 2 kids, and he became just some lazy bum who came home from work, watched TV, ate all the food I just cooked, messed up the house, and always complained about the kids being too whiny! More >>

Tags: AttitudeHealthNew AttitudeRead On-AirStressThe Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands
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02/06/2012
Untangling Mom From the Web of Email and Family Schedules In 2007, the Washington Post ran an article on the relatively new phenomenon of "email bankruptcy," citing statistics such as: there were 6 trillion business emails sent in 2006; workers were increasing their daily workload... stress levels were increasing... That was five years ago and it hasn't gotten any better...Being a mother who is active in her children's lives, there seems to be no escape from "email overload" for me. More >>

Tags: HealthHumorInternet-MediastressTechnology
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02/06/2012
Back With The Ex I was married at 19 for 22 years to the love of my life. Although, we were very different on many levels we made it work for quite some time. We divorced in 2005 and I never looked back. However, our two sons, ages then 13 and 16, did. More >>

Tags: DivorceDivorce effects on childrenFamily/Relationships - ChildrenHealthMarriageParenting
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02/02/2012
Preventing Suicide Suicide is one of the most horrible events that can happen. It's devastating to the people left behind and very sad that an irrevocable step was taken by a human being. And you never know when it could happen. More >>

Tags: HealthMental HealthSocial IssuesSuicide
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01/30/2012
We Really Only Get One Chance I am embarrassed to say my son was 2 1/2 yrs old when I finally saw the light and quit my corporate job to stay home and raise him. I was scared of walking away from a good job and, in reality, we would be cutting our family income completely in half. More >>

Tags: Breast CancerHealthMotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodRead On-AirSAHM stay-at-home mom
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01/30/2012
A Better Way To Date Most of my clients are single and want to get married. For years I've listened as men and women have expressed their frustrations with not being able to find "The One." When I ask them what they believe is the cause of their problem, most give the standard answer, "I guess I'm just too picky." More >>

Tags: AttitudeDatingHealthrelationshipRelationshipsUnhappiness
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01/27/2012
No Clue He Wasn't Happy ...I just read your blog, How To Tell If You're A Terrible Spouse, and you could have totally been talking to my hubby's cousin. She is the woman for whom you wrote Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands. More >>

Tags: AttitudeDivorceHappinessHealthProper Care and Feeding of HusbandsRead On-AirThe Proper Care and Feeding of HusbandsUnhappinessValues
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01/26/2012
How To Tell If You're A Terrible Spouse How can you not know when your spouse is not happy? You can go into a room, not know anybody in there, just look around and you can tell who's happy. It's not hard - look at the body language and facial expressions. But when you are living with somebody, how do you know if they're happy or not? More >>

Tags: AttitudeDivorceHappinessHealthMarriageUnhappinessValues
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01/25/2012
Other Causes of Childhood Stress Our daughter cried a lot and was also extremely stressed. Sometimes we could only hold her and caress her as she remained inconsolable. After several trips to specialists, it was recommended we medicate her for anxiety and ADHD. More >>

Tags: HealthResponse to a CommentStress
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