What Love Language are You Speaking to Your Loved Ones?

When I’m doing couple’s counseling, I am always struck by how so many conflicts are due to misunderstandings!  They way one partner expresses their needs and the way the other partner interprets those words can be worlds apart.  Often, they both want the same things, but their conversation sounds opposing.  My job is to interpret […]

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Challenges of Having a ADHD Relationship

You know you’re married to a spouse with ADHD when… You both make an agreement to stick to a budget, parenting plan, or a save the date event and they argue you never told them about it (as though they have a good memory!) They constantly lose their phone, wallet or keys (which causes stress […]

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Look For Signs That Your Teen is Stressed Out

Problem with perfection

When your child is stressed, you and your whole family are affected.  It’s hard to see them struggle in school or with peers socially.  If your child refuses to go to school and has such dread on Sunday nights it’s time to do something about this.  This is treatable and your child can have the coping tools he […]

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The Dangers of Perfectionism

Problems with Perfection

As I begin writing in my new journal, I am excessively cautious that my entry on the first page has to be just right. It takes me some time to make the commitment to start. I remember experiencing this when I wanted to begin my scrapbook project on my wedding photos. I bought the album, […]

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