Stress follows us home! Or in some cases, it walks through the door with a gym bag wreaking of wrestling gear, sweat and half eaten lunch. Stress throws tantrums because you refuse to allow your fifteen year old to date a 24 year old or simply because your teens want to ruin your day. Sound…Read more »
First off, let me qualify this article by saying, “I wish someone sent this to me when I was recovering from the BLOW of Domestic Violence.” You may not even categorize yourself as a battered woman, but then again you may just be one without the bruises. Abuse has 5 categories: Sexual, Mental, Emotional, Physical…Read more »
4 Keys to Keeping Calm during Divorce By Jessica Gaffney, MSW Are you going through a divorce? Does it feel like a long drawn out process? Are you trying to maintain a positive attitude in public, but inside you feel full of fear, anger and confusion? Divorcing couples often experience a breakdown in communication, the…Read more »
Some marriages end suddenly while others seem to fall apart over a long period of time. Regardless of your circumstances, if you are dealing with a separation or divorce this is probably a very difficult period in your life. If your marriage is dying you are likely feeling a multitude of intense emotions ranging from […]
Women and teens who have lost a child due to abortion can feel captive to toxic emotions, but they do not have to stay there. If you are ready to take some simple steps toward healing from the emotions that remind you of what happened here are some helpful tips using the LOVE Principle: find…Read more »
We all yearn for peace in our lives, but sometimes it seems impossible. At the Love Institute we develop tools and strengthen relationships through counseling and coaching, couples, parents, and teens.