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Does Your Marriage Need Help?
Does Your Marriage Need Help?

Is your marriage in jeopardy? Marriage is hard and it takes work everyday. Even if you love your spouse, your words can be twisted and a lot of hurt can happen. Every marriage needs help at sometime. Do you want help for your marriage? Related A conversation about love and God

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It’s Hard to Ask for Help
It’s Hard to Ask for Help

When the weight of his work took a toll on Bob he didn’t see his co-workers struggling.  He started to wonder if there was something wrong with him and his self-esteem took a hit.  Why is it so hard to ask for help? Related How are you handling stress? Find out

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Cutting: A cry for help
Cutting: A cry for help

When I was in high school I knew kids who drank heavily. I knew about kids who took drugs and in my Grade 9 year someone committed suicide.  But I did not know any students who cut themselves.  Fast forward to 2010 and ask my niece about cutting  in her high school and she’ll tell […]

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Crying Out for Help
Crying Out for Help

People are generally encouraged, and expected, to be strong. Driven to succeed by cultural pressure (and even family pressure) the means to become a success is understood to become strong. And being strong sometimes leaves little room for needing help. According to stats from the Atlanta Journal Constitution, women cry approximately 5.3 per month, which […]

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Help! I am in Crisis!
Help! I am in Crisis!

Take a deep breath: You will survive, you are not alone and it has happened to someone else, there is hope.  You feel like your world is out of control right now and it probably is.  Remember it won’t stay this way forever.  Think of another time you felt overwhelmed, what did you do to […]

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Help! I am in crisis!
Help! I am in crisis!

Take a deep breath: You will survive, you are not alone and it has happened to someone else, there is hope.  You feel like your world is out of control right now and it probably is.  Remember it won’t stay this way forever.  Think of another time you felt overwhelmed, what did you do to […]

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Helping the Homeless, Practicality Please
Helping the Homeless, Practicality Please

With the Olympics coming to town, one cannot help but be aware of the concern over the homeless population.  It has been a topic front and center since we first learned that Vancouver would be holding the 2010 games.  In 2006, CTV was already reporting that the homeless population in the city may have tripled, […]

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10 Ways to Support Your Wife as a Stepmom
10 Ways to Support Your Wife as a Stepmom

I just asked my wife how long she has been a stepmom. She knew almost down to the second: “Four years, four months and four days.” She’s done a lot in her life: run half marathons, earned a master’s degree, even changed the oil on fifty trucks a day for a summer job, but nothing […]

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Drat! It’s Valentine’s Day
Drat! It’s Valentine’s Day

Let’s face it… Valentine’s Day sometimes makes us growl. Who came up with the crazy idea of dedicating a specific day of the year to the expression of our love for others? Who decided to lay this huge pressure upon us? Even as a child, I found this day horribly stressful. Who should I give […]

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Surviving Valentine’s Day as a Couple
Surviving Valentine’s Day as a Couple

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. Have you decided what you will do on that day?  You might just want to close your eyes and pretend it does not exist, but it would be dangerous to do so! In the deep recesses of the heart, everyone wants to hear “I love you” on that day. Everyone […]

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