Best of Our Blogs: November 14, 2017

This past Saturday was Veterans Day. I often wonder what to say to those brave men and women in uniform. “Thank you,” hardly seems enough. Sometimes I get overwhelmed thinking about all the things they do, and ways we’re not living up to their acts of service.

And then I realized maybe instead of focusing on what to say or not say, we can listen and be receptive to what vets need.

Spreading awareness is a start, but if you are in the military or know someone who is, what do you think we can do to make a difference? Let me know what you think.

Silent Treatment, Ghosting, and No Contact: Telling It Like It Is
(The Savvy Shrink) – One of these is actually a healthy form of self-protection and the other two are examples of bad behavior. Do you know the difference?

You Can Become More Resilient, Even if You Grew Up With Emotional Neglect
(Childhood Emotional Neglect) – If you feel helpless, have trouble committing and shrink in the face of challenge, your childhood could explain why. All is not lost. In fact, this post will show you how to overcome your past with lessons in building resilience.

The Psychology Of Manipulation
(Polishing the Fragments) – Here is a powerful post on why we need to find the truth for ourselves.

12 Ways to Help Someone Dealing with Domestic Violence
(The Exhausted Woman) – You feel helpless to support a loved one in a domestic violent relationship. But there are things you can do to help. Here are 12.

How to Cope When You Feel Lonely and Invisible in Your Marriage
(Happily Imperfect) – Have you bought into the cultural myths sabotaging your relationship? Here’s what will really make your marriage work.


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