No Matter What He Says – You’re Great

This is one of my favorite stories, and you may have heard me tell it before – but I wanted to hear it again myself! So… American’s Next Top Model is one of my favorite shows.  It’s been a bonding thing for my daughter and I to watch for years, and we look forward to…

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Why Anger Is The Key To Love

If there’s distance between you, there’s anger. If you’re being “extra nice…” you’re angry. If you’re giving more than you’re getting…you’re angry. There are two parts to this puzzle: 1. Whether or not you can touch your anger and how you feel when you do, and… 2. What you do with what you feel. Let’s…

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Don’t Walk On Eggshells

Here’s a situation close to my heart that I haven’t really talked about much before…this letter states the problem exactly, and I’d love to get a dialogue going around it… “Hi Rori, I am 27 years old, I been with my high school sweetheart for almost ten years. We have been engaged for about ten…

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Relationship Stress Hurts More Than Your Heart

How does relationship conflict hurt your body?  Your health?  Your mind? Okay, we all know stress is a demon – but I saw an article in the newspaper with actual data for women. It seems that women in “strained” marriages are more likely than other wives to have high blood pressure and other risk factors…

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Getting Away From Spousal Abuse

Have you ever let your self-esteem get so low that you tolerate bad treatment from a man? For me – it was words.  It was clever jabs, humorous remarks – all funny (other people laughed, so I did, too) words.  But those words were about my weight, my double chin, my this, my that –…

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