The emotional health of children in our culture may be declining. Here’s what you can do for your kids.
Many women with hormonal imbalances don’t know why they feel overwhelmed, agitated or weepy. Rhonda needed to find a way to help her marriage survive.
By general definition, codependency is an adaptive coping mechanism used compulsively by those trying to find personal worth and value by meeting perceived needs of others.
Three journeys fill the scope of marriage: the husband’s, the wife’s and the united (or marital) journey. The only journey you can walk without your spouse’s consent is your own.
Roadblocks to self-care affect marriages because a spouse who isn’t cared for comes to the marriage depleted instead of ready to give. A marriage thrives when each spouse is seeking his or her own care.
Kids don’t face the same pressures as adults, but the reality is that children can suffer from depression and its effects every bit as much as grown-ups. Keep in mind, however, that children may manifest different symptoms than adults.
We all need relief valves.
Because the health of marriage is ultimately determined by individual health, we need to be diligent about emotional, mental, physical and spiritual fitness.
We can’t shield our kids from hearing about mass shootings and violence against innocents. But how should you talk to them?
Three of our four children deal with mental illness. We face it day by day, but we have no answers. No guarantees. Nothing to assure us that everything will turn out OK.