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Some Thoughts on the Fears of Parenting Teens

One of the chronic worries reported by parents, in general, is their fear of getting it wrong! Parenting doesn’t come with a manual. I can’t tell you how many parents have come to me over the years and identified that … Continue reading

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Passive Aggressive Behavior Redux!

Last week, I wrote about being passive aggressive. I discussed the reasons for it, the ways that it manifests and what one needs to do to stop themselves from being passive aggressive. This week I want to talk about what … Continue reading

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SELF ESTEEM AND SELF EFFICACY, WHAT THEY MEAN FOR PARENTS AND SCHOOLS

  Debunking the Myth of Self Esteem     Parents and educators are perennially concerned about an elusive concept we call self -esteem. There are many books written and curricula established around the goal of fomenting, augmenting, or facilitating the … Continue reading

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Self-Esteem and the Inner Child

Self Esteem and Self- Ownership I speak to many adults who talk a lot about their “inner child” or “wounded child.” These terms are pretty pervasive in the self -help literature and most people know what they think they mean … Continue reading

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Codependency: Some thoughts

Today I want to write about something that became an often-used term in popular literature. It is not a clinical term and is not in the DSM. Yet it is a term that most people have heard and think they … Continue reading

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