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Be Content With Yourself (2) By Dr. Michael Brooks

Be Content With Yourself (2) By Dr. Michael Brooks Here are some keys to being content and enjoying life. These are simple rules to live by and can be shared with your friends and family. • Appreciate what you have: … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean To Hit Rock Bottom? (2)

What Does It Mean To Hit Rock Bottom? Continued from last week. I went back to the clinic and started seeing my afternoon patients. Near the end of my patient schedule, the muscles in my legs and lower back began … Continue reading

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Divorce By Social Media (Facebook, Classmates, etc)

A recent client of mine told me about how his wife had reconnected with an old boyfriend from high school through Facebook.They hadn’t seen each other in 38 years and considered each other their “first love.” As we all know, … Continue reading

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The Art Of Forgiveness Part 1

When is the last time you heard someone say “I will never forgive my ex-wife.  She can rot in Hades for all I care.” Or, “If Joe wants me to forgive him he better crawl on his hands and knees … Continue reading

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What Ever Happened to Martial Communication?

As I sat across my desk looking into the eyes of a new client, she was having a difficult time using the word divorce in a sentence. Finally, I asked her why she wanted a divorce.  She became silent and … Continue reading

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How To Stop A Gossip In Their Tracks (2)

Mildred, the church gossip stayed busy sticking her nose into other people’s business. Several members did not approve of her extracurricular activities, but feared her enough to maintain their silence.   She made a mistake one day when she accused … Continue reading

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Boundaries in Money

When is the last time you can remember someone asking to borrow $20? I knew a guy who was always asking for money. He constantly complained that he did not have enough money for gas and food, yet he always … Continue reading

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Boundaries in Time

As I sat listening to the young woman describe what she thought her boundaries should look like I heard a list of demands that were, quite frankly, over the edge. Boundaries are for keeping sanity in your life and not … Continue reading

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When will the guilt of having my affair stop? it’s killing me!

When will the guilt of having my affair stop? it’s killing me! I received a call yesterday from someone who is still living with past guilt about an affair that happened years ago. Is it worth it to keep beating … Continue reading

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