10 Tips to Get Over A Breakup

You may have been told, “time heals all wounds,” but that phrase is false. Save yourself time and energy by following these ten tips to get over a breakup. Ten Tips to Get Over a Breakup 1: Emote and feel your feelings. Process them so you do not become your feelings. 2: Honor that your […]

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Love After Love, Love after Divorce

Love After Love (by Derek Walcott, recipient of the 1992 Nobel Prize in Literature), is a reminder that you are enough.   The time will come when, with elation, you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror, and each will smile at the other’s welcome,   and say sit here. […]

Live your life for today. - Allison Pescosolido, M.A.

Divorce and Major Illnesses (Cancer, Heart Disease, Lung Disease and Stroke)

A new study by Amelia Karraker and Kenzie Latham (both at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research) shows that divorce amongst older married couples rises when the wife (not the husband) gets a disease.  The main illnesses being cancer, heart disease, lung disease and stroke.  An article in the University of Michigan’s Institute […]

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Identifying Emotional Abuse

Emotional abuse (also referred to as psychological abuse or mental abuse) is defined by Wikipedia as “a form of abuse characterized by a person subjecting or exposing another to behavior that may result in psychological trauma, including anxiety, chronic depression, or post-traumatic stress disorder.” The National Domestic Violence Hotline warns that you may be in an emotionally abusive relationship if you partner exerts […]

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Spring Cleanse

There are still a few of spots left for a Relationship Cleanse at the most beautiful place on earth, Esalen, 3/28-30. Shoots are beginning to sprout from the earth and buds are beginning to burst. The earth is changing position, drawing us closer to spring. Let nature act as inspiration this year as you take an […]

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Ten Tips for Breakup Success

“Change is one of life’s greatest gifts.” – Allison Pescosolido M.A. Ten Tips for Breakup Success 1. Set Boundaries. Make a set of rules or behaviors for yourself. This will help you separate with integrity. 2. Break the Isolation. Get out into the world and start doing things on your own. You’ll feel better for it. 3. […]