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My Daughter

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It was a two-for-one deal. The day I got married, I got a husband and a six-year-old daughter—instant wife and mother. It was rocky at …

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Rethinking Our Stress

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Stress is a six-letter word we have heard all of our lives. Sitting in traffic for hours, yelling at one another when we get upset, …

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Calling for Help

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Thirty years ago, my wife Roberta had a “rebirth” experience.  Let me explain: She and I had been married for five years and were living …

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Finding Safety

Even in the best divorces, kids live divided lives in which they struggle to understand their parents’ behaviors, negotiate tangled family systems, and develop values …

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Deadly Marriage Habits

“It takes wisdom to have a good family [marriage], and it takes understanding to make it strong. It takes knowledge to fill a home with …

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Putting Away Christmas

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In many households, as well as mine, somewhere near the first of the year, the inevitable putting away of Christmas occurs. The holidays are over …

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Singing In the Night

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The snow seemed to blast through the tiny three-bedroom trailer that my wife, Sylvia, and I would be cooped up in through the winter. Sylvia’s mother …

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Holiday Eating

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It’s that time of year again. A time of much feasting, fun, and festivities. A time when we are tempted to the limit of endurance …

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