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The Psychotherapist’s Guide To Healing & Transformation After Divorce

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It’s intimidating to spill our guts to a stranger, even when that person is a highly trained and licensed professional. Many of us feel that making an appointment with a psychotherapist means that there is “something wrong” with us. Rachel Sussman allays any fears you might have about seeking counseling. Rachel is a licensed psychotherapist located in New York City, but she helps individuals and couples all over North America with (more...)

Man Wants You To Fund Girlfriend’s Engagement Ring

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Should you really start your marriage with others buying your girlfriend’s engagement ring?
A man started a GoFundMe page for donations that will be used to buy an engagement ring for his girlfriend Alexandria. The 30-something man from Atlanta says on his page that since everyone’s pressuring him to put a ring on his bae’s finger, they should donate to the cause. He calls it an “innovative” approach to buying (more...)

3 Tips for Successful Co-Parenting After Divorce

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Co-parenting your child along with your spouse in an amicable way can not only enhance the emotional stability of your little one but also help him/her experience the benefits of a healthy upbringing. However, it is extremely difficult for the separating parents to put aside their personal differences and conflicts and work in conjunction with each other for the sake of their child. Regardless of the ill feelings that you have for your ex, there are certain ways (more...)

Worthy’s Single Mom Holiday Gift Guide

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If you’re like me, you still have gift shopping to do so I wanted to share this Gift Guide for single mom’s from Worthy.com. I love the ideas in this guide … of course, I’m a little biased because Worthy asked me for my suggestions. In addition to my suggestions, there are wonderful recommendations from Emma Johnson, founder of WealthySingleMommy, Vikki Zieglar, star  of Bravo TV’s “Untying (more...)

How To Know It’s Time To End Your Marriage

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We all know that relationships need nurturing to make them last but how do you know you’ve reached the point when no amount of care will make the relationship right? When is enough, enough?  When things are not going to change for the better?
The decision to end a marriage is rarely easy – most people with whom I’ve talked, agonize over this for months, sometimes years. No one wants to make the wrong (more...)

Man Drops Engagement Ring During Video Taped Proposal

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A man found out the hard way that a romantic gesture near a waterfall may not be a good idea.
Isaiah Adams proposed to his girlfriend Grace at a lovely scenic location. He popped the question at Cunningam Falls State Mark in Maryland, and when she said “yes,” he took out the ring to place on her finger when butter fingers dropped the engagement ring in the water. Both scrambled to retrieve the ring, but the swift (more...)

Do You Know the Key to Surviving Challenges?

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I hope you enjoyed the long Thanksgiving weekend and found a few quiet moments to reflect on what you are truly thankful for, no matter what challenges you may be facing.  I am a firm believer that an “attitude of gratitude” brings more of the best that life has to offer, whereas “sticking thinking” produces more of the same.  I know that in the midst of the worst challenges of my life finding (more...)

Woman Defends Her Inexpensive Wedding Rings After Being Shamed

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What woman doesn’t want a sparkly engagement ring? Not Ariel Desiree who took to Facebook to prove marrying for love is far more important than having a giant rock on your wedding finger after a store employee shamed their purchase.
Ariel Desiree and her boyfriend Quinton McRae wanted to get married after two years of dating so they went wedding ring shopping at Pandora. Ariel had her heart set on pear-shaped ring she found on Pinterest, but (more...)

Ballerina Misty Copeland Marries Longtime Boyfriend

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Misty Copeland is a married woman.
The 33-year-old ballet dancer tied the knot with boyfriend Olu Evans on Sunday.
According to Us Weekly, the couple wed in front of 100 friends and family at the Montage Resort in Laguna Beach.
Copeland donned an Inbal Dror gown which she paired with Christian Louboutin heels.
She and the 33-year-old attorney have been together for several years and announced their engagement last August.
Misty has been riding a wave of success (more...)

“Walk the Talk” with Professional Coach Deborah Mecklinger LL.B., M.S.W, A.T.C

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We all feel pain and loss when a marriage ends and we could all use some professional help to come out the other side. The CEO of a major corporation and her administrative assistant are on equal footing when it comes to the emotional fallout from a divorce. It’s how you handle that challenge that makes the difference. We all feel pain and loss when a marriage ends and we could all use some professional help (more...)