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What does a Healthy Relationship look like?

What do you mean by Healthy Relationship? What does a Healthy Relationship consist of? What does a Healthy Relationship look like? A healthy relationship is a relationship where both people feel supported and connected to one another, but still maintain their identity or individuality. Here's a list of some of the commonly identified characteristics of

Talking to Children about SEX

Parent 1: So have you talked to Jamie about the sex? Parent 2: Girl, of course not! I do not want her to get any ideas and plus she's only twelve! Parent 1: Well, I have been talking to Kennedy about sex. I started after she came home from school telling me what she saw

New Beginnings, Part 3

  How I began living intentionally I'm not going to sit here and tell you that the next couple of months were easy because it wasn't. I think 2016 was one of the hardest years of my life and not because I didn't hang out with the same people that I used to, but because

What to Expect in Your 1st Counseling Session

You've identified the issue you're struggling with √ Come to the conclusion that you do need or want a therapist √ Even figured out a way to pay for your sessions √ Now, let's talk about what you should expect in your first counseling session! During your first session, you should definitely expect to be similar

New Beginnings, Part 2

  Summer ’14 I can remember this summer clearly. My grandmother had just passed away, and at the time it really seemed like it was going to be impossible to continue with life because she was my world. Someone who I had considered to be a good friend wasn’t present during that time, and I

New Beginnings

The STRUGGLE was REAL!! When I decided to create this platform, I was going through this period in my life where I was struggling with my relationships, mainly with friends and family due to my relationship status being SINGLE per usual (but that's a blog for another day, lol). I knew that I wasn't the

Change is Inevitable: Living with Adjustment Disorder

  Adjustment Disorder?    What is that?    That's a mental disorder? Well yes, it's an actual disorder. Adjustment disorder is a variety of conditions that can occur when a person has trouble or difficulty coping with a stressful life event (i.e. death of a loved one, relationship issues, bullying, parents’ divorce, or being fired

“A love that hurts?”

There is absolutely nothing like being loved or having emotional needs being met; having your cup full vs. empty, but at what cost? Is it worth being or becoming a recipient of put downs, manipulation, or abuse? Love isn't supposed to hurt! If you or someone you know is being abused, and could use help-

By | January 1st, 2018|Categories: Mental Health Awareness|0 Comments