Forgiving An Unfaithful Partner Ambivalence Takes Over

#divorce #betrayal #infidelity #marriagecounselling #brokenfamily Truth in the therapist’s office is an elusive thing. I could go all week convinced that I no longer wanted to return to my marriage. I missed my children very much. But every time I checked in with them they were doing fine. They were so accustomed to having me…

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Certainty Never a Given in Remarriage

#Divorce #Remarriage #Therapy #Doubt “You didn’t!” a friend exclaimed when I told her that I posted my most recent article. “I’d have thought you’d write it and throw it away.” “Why? It was part of my life, all those years ago.” “But why now, so long . . . What, over 30 years . .…

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Blending Families Successfully – Destined to be a Classic

#blendingfamily #stepparent #remarriage #stepchildren Blending Families Successfully, by George S. Glass, published in 2014, deserves much more attention than it is getting for all the wisdom brimming between its covers. Dr. Glass is a board-certified psychiatrist with years of experience in counseling parents and individual clients. In Blending Families, he gets out from behind the…

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Marilyn Monroe — Icon: The Life, Times and Movies of Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe died on August 5, 1962, yet she has remained alive in the minds and hearts of people throughout the world ever since. While 600 books have been published about the actress, Gary Vitacco-Robles’ biography, Icon: The Life, Times and Films of Marilyn Monroe, is a prodigious achievement that easily relegates the efforts of…

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Meet Barbara Hinske, Author of Coming To Rosemont — A Debut Novel

Somewhere in a crabby moment, I wrote that the self-publishing industry exists for those who work in it; namely, the printers, publicists, promoters, contest sponsors, etc. A horde awaits the arrival of every neophyte author into the arena, eager to capitalize on the writer’s aspirations, ignorance, and boundless belief in self. All of that is…

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April 6 is My Mother’s Birthday, My Tribute to her: Ileen Carlon Hohn

#birthday #mother   #lawrencewelk April 6 is my mother’s birthday. She died in January, 1985 after struggling with breast cancer for several months. I loved my mother. I can’t say that I always understood her. She had difficulty making herself understood to others. I think, in fact, that she had difficulty making herself understood to herself…

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Divorce Makes Christmas Holidays Challenging.

#divorce  #christmas  #family Divorce creates a crater in the continuity of life. It usually separates one parent from daily contact the children and the emotional security of being able to look back with detachment on all that transpired in their life as a family. Recently, I tried to review movie film of my young family…

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