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Do You Suffer in Silence?

Emotional boundaries are passed on from one generation to the next. Therapists can spend years with some patients before they will open up. Respect your defenses even while working to dissolve them.…

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Hold Tight? Or Unleash?

I was about to lead a teleclass in two minutes, when the phone rang. I could tell by the tone of his voice that something awful had happened. His name was Dan. He asked if we had a puppy named B…

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You as an Infinite Being

The possibility that each person is an infinite being is becoming more real now. Gifted with total flexibility in our nervous systems, we all have the choice to build boundaries or tear them down. Eve…

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How NOT To Pick Up A Woman

My 11-year-old nephew Zay got stood up by a 21 year old guy who was supposed to take him out on a jet ski on the lake at my motherís house, where I was visiting with my daughter. Zay was so heartbroke…

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Do You Idealize Your Relationships?

You know those perfect relationships, the ones that live in your mind but donít actually exist in real life,†the ones that are all about storytelling, the ones that break your heart over and over beca…

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How To Love Unconditionally & Still Stay Sane

After two painful divorces, I learned several valuable lessons about love and marriage that I was sharing with a friend awhile back. You may be reluctant to take relationship advice from someone whoís…

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How To Handle Komen, Bullies, And People Who Suck

The virtual world of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is officially on fire today, fueled by the not-so-shocking announcement that they are withdrawing support for Planned Parenthood. I'm not g…

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Are You A Savior, Victim, Or Perpetrator?

Unless we heal our†core wounds, most of us spend our lives busy playing either savior, victim, perpetrator, or - very often - all three. Let me give you an example of what I mean by that. Meet Jill, w…

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Working Your Boundaries

Whatever you are willing to put up with, is exactly what you will have. -Anonymous It is never too late to learn about your boundaries. I am coming to believe that it is perhaps one of the aspect…

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Be Yourself

When you are little your parents wonít let you be yourself. They have different ideas about eating the whole chocolate cake or drawing on the walls with crayons. Later on teachers keep you from bein…

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