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Insignificant Other: Advice for Couples Who Have Lost The Spark

Now there’s no welcome look in your eyes when I reach for you And now you’re starting to criticize little things I do It makes me just feel like crying ‘Cause baby, something beautiful’s dyin’ You lost that lovin’ feelin’ Whoa, that lovin’ feelin’ You lost that lovin’ feelin’ Now it’s gone, gone, gone, whoa-oh...
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Insignificant Other: Advice for Couples Who Have Lost The Spark

National Ex-Spouse Day & The Decline of Marriage

Marriage isn’t what it once was in the United States, for better or for worse. The draw of joining two lives together has lost some luster when compared to years past. In fact, marriage rates are dropping nationally. According to a 2021 Pew Research Center study, the decline of marriage is becoming more prevalent as...
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How Do I Help My Child Develop Empathy?

How did you develop empathy? Was it something you were born with or were you taught and it developed over time? Picture this: Oscar just woke up — he’s a grouch, and the morning is not his favorite time of day. He starts the process of attempting to slither out of bed. The sleep in...
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How to Choose New Year’s Resolutions that Stick and Improve Your Mental Health

A new year is here — you know the drill. It’s time to commit to improving your life by exercising more, eating healthier, or any other resolution you come up with, and then giving up on it about one month later. Don’t feel bad. Abandoning New Year’s resolutions is so habitual after one month that...
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What Type of Parent are You? The 4 Types of Parenting Styles Behind The Decisions You Make

What’s the first rule of life? Read the directions. If only it were that easy for parents. Starting an endeavor by first simply reading the directions can be taken for granted. In fact, many complications and stress in life are often created when people rush through things, don’t pay enough attention, or are overly confident....
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Storms within a Storm: How to Manage Hurricane Season Anxiety Now and in The Future

Hurricane season is one of the most stressful times of the year for people living in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico regions — those most vulnerable to hurricanes. No matter whether it’s an active season or not, there will undoubtedly be an unending number of major storms in the minds of residents — about...
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The Storms Within The Storm: How To Survive Hurricane Season Anxiety - Maison Vie New Orleans Therapy and Counseling

Closing the Chasm: How to Talk with Children About Divorce

All you need is love — or so the song goes. In a perfect world, no matter what challenges and issues arise, love would conquer all. Unfortunately, that’s not how real life works. A disintegrating marriage that ultimately is dissolved presents parents with a complicated problem that love alone will not solve: how to talk with children...
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Closing the Chasm- How to Talk with Children About Divorce - Maison Vie New Orleans - Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling

Fathergood: Tips for Dads Who Want to Balance Work and Family Life

Fatherhood starts off tough. Dad? Pops? Daddy? Papa? One of the first acts of fatherhood is deciding what will your little one calls you. Then, like advancing in a game, it gets increasingly harder… only this game has no reset button or extra lives. You could even say that dads who want to balance work...
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Fathergood - Tips for Dads Who Want to Balance Work and Family Life

4 Ways You Can Emotionally Support a Divorced Mom with Children

Marriage is hard. Divorce can be even harder — especially when children are involved. While the ending of a spousal relationship may provide some relief from a difficult situation it often comes with its own unique challenges. Divorce results in a mass of mixed emotions that differ in combination for each family and each person....
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Mother’s Day and Beyond: Giving Mom The Gift of Truly Caring

Mother’s Day can be a tough day for many people. It can be a tough day for those of us who especially have come to appreciate our mom and no longer have her, struggling to cope with what’s called the “anniversary effect.” It can even be tough for those who are stressing trying to find...
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Mother's Day and Beyond - Giving Mom The Gift of Truly Caring
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