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Posts By: Theresa Karn

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Grieving the Loss of a Spouse

Grieving the death of a spouse is a painful process. Many experience grief as riding a roller-coaster. The initial impact of the loss is devastating. It kind of feels like that initial, terrifying drop in the roller-coaster. Then you have some good days when you feel like the worst is over, only to drop down… Read more »

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Do you and your partner argue about household chores?

Do you need the dishes done when you go to bed but your partner is fine to leave them until morning? Arguments about household chores are common among couples. We enter relationships with expectations and assumptions based on what we learned growing up. Did our mother stay at home and do all of the housework… Read more »

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Holiday Celebrations During Times of Transition

Holidays are all about celebration, gathering with family and friends and traditions. Yet, when we are going through life-transitions, holidays can remind us painfully about what is changed and what…or who is missing. Some of those transition times are: children leaving home and starting their own families, separation and divorce, moving away from loved ones… Read more »

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Are you struggling with anxiety, depression or loss this holiday season?

Holiday time can be a challenging time for managing feelings of anxiety or depression. Beyond coping with daily struggles, many feel the added burden of: time and financial constraints commercialization and pressure to overspend media images of perfect couples and families celebrating holidays together idealized, yet unrealistic expectations feeling that our imperfect families and relationships… Read more »

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