1. How to Talk to Your Teenager Daughter About Dating

    You never forget your first love. Maybe you were holding hands with your first significant other at the tender age of 14, or maybe you didn’t have any romantic entanglements until after high school graduation. Regardless of your age at the time, your first exposure to dating had a lasting effect on how you view love, sex, and relationships. If you have a teen daughter, you want to make sure that…Read More

  2. 5 New Year’s Resolutions for More Self-Love

    This time of year, you heard a lot about all the things people don’t like about themselves, and what they are going to do to change it. Whether they’re trying to lose weight, save more money, or quit smoking, it’s all about what they are doing wrong. While there is nothing wrong with self-improvement, this time of year also presents an incredible opportunity to heal the most important relati…Read More

  3. Are We Ready to Move In Together?

    If you and your partner have been together for a while, you may be wondering if you’re ready to take your relationship to the next level. This may mean that you’re considering moving in together. While sharing a home with the one you love can be a great joy, it also comes with certain risks so it’s not a decision that should be taken lightly. Moving in can cause a lot of pressure on a relati…Read More

  4. How to Help Your Child With Separation Anxiety

    It’s a natural part of growing up for your child to feel some anxiety about being separated from you. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to ease their anxiety, and with time, their symptoms should fade. However, for some children, separation anxiety becomes a long-term problem, so it’s important to understand it fully so you can support your child. What is Separation Anxiety? Separ…Read More

  5. Tips for Staying Grounded During the Holidays

    Every year, it seems to come more quickly: the holiday season. While you may enjoy the smell of pine in the air, the nip of frost at your nose, and the opportunity to gather your family together, for many people, the holidays are a stressful and triggering time of year. Memories from dark times may be coming up for you, or you might feel enormous pressure to act a certain way. Not the mention, the…Read More

  6. Supporting Your Partner with PTSD

    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that develops after experiencing a traumatic event. If your partner is experiencing PTSD, you may be at a loss for how to help them navigate the difficult symptoms of this disorder. In this blog, we will go over ways you can support your partner with PTSD. Understand PTSD PTSD can make people behave in such a way that seems irratio…Read More

  7. Do I Have PTSD?

    Have you recently been through a traumatic event that you just can’t seem to get off your mind? Maybe you find yourself doing anything you can to distract yourself from it, such as by drinking to excess or engaging in risky behaviors, but it keeps coming back to you in nightmares. Maybe it’s affecting your work because it’s difficult to focus, or you are struggling to feel close to loved one…Read More

  8. This National Wellness Week, Focus On Your Emotional Health

    Every year during the third week of September, we celebrate National Wellness Week, which is part of National Recovery Month led by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). During this week, we look for ways that we can better incorporate the eight dimensions of wellness into our lives. The Eight Dimensions of Wellness Emotional: Effectively coping with the challenge…Read More

  9. Am I Afraid of Commitment?

    You have probably heard the term “commitment phobe” before. Maybe you know someone who has had a string of one night stands but never deeper relationships, or someone who seems to avoid any situation that could be considered remotely romantic. Maybe you even recognize yourself in one of these descriptions. A romantic relationship is not required to have a meaningful, rich life, but if it’s s…Read More

  10. Suicide Grief: What You Need to Know

    The recent deaths of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade have opened up a renewed conversation about suicide. These tragedies have the whole country reeling, and if you have a loved one who died by suicide, you may feel particularly impacted by recent media coverage. It’s difficult to grieve any loved one’s passing, but when their death is due to suicide, it’s normal to feel a complicated mix of…Read More