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Alcohol Addiction: Signs, Risks & Treatment Resources

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“OMG, I was so wasted last night” is probably the most popular morning-after catchphrase of every great party you’ve been to in recent times! We live in a culture that celebrates alcohol and drunkenness, and with good reason. Alcohol, in small amounts, makes us feel light-hearted, euphoric and lively. As Benjamin Franklin once said, “Beer is proof that God loves …

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CBD Oil Anxiety Treatment: Real Natural Remedy or Just Smoke and Mirrors?

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The latest craze to hit the alternative medicine circuit is CBD oil. It has been touted a panacea for everything from gastrointestinal issues to pain relief. Which begs the question “Is there evidence to support the claims that CBD comes with a plethora of health benefits like treating anxiety, or is it all just hype?”.  Although there is evidence to …

Sexless Marriage

Help I’m in a Sexless Marriage! 10 Ways to Get Your Married Love Life Back on Track

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How long have you been living in a sexless marriage? Months? Years? Whether we are comfortable talking about it or not, we cannot deny the crucial role sex plays in our spousal relationships. Sex helps develop intimacy and strengthens long-lasting connections. When it’s good, it’s great. It keeps the spark alive even decades into a marriage. But when it’s missing, …

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20 Lifestyle Changes to Overcome Depression

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Before you reach for a medicine bottle try these 20 lifestyle changes to free yourself from the blues. Although it is entirely natural to feel down at times in life, it if it a persistent theme in yours, you might want to consider that you might be suffering from depression. Depression can range in severity from mild to severe. It …

Marriage Proposal

101 Inspirational Quotes about Marriage

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“Marriage is a commitment- a decision to do, all through life, that which will express your love for one’s spouse.” – Herman H. Kieva “Once we figured out that we could not change each other, we became free to celebrate ourselves as we are.” – H. Dean Rutherford (in a letter to his wife on their 59th wedding anniversary) “A …

Strategies Before Divorce

Divorce Advice: 7 Last Ditch Strategies to Try Before Filing for Divorce

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Things look hopeless right now, but the good news is that you are even researching how to get help. Before you call your attorneys…try these last-ditch relationship strategies. Relationships are difficult all on their own, but add in kids, a mortgage, and work, and two people can find themselves struggling to keep the till death do us part commitment alive. …

Open Marriage

Open Marriage Pros and Cons: What You Need to Know

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The definition of marriage today, looks drastically different than what we understood it as only a few decades ago. Marriage is no longer a word describing the union between a man and a woman; today many people are expanding that definition. They are opening it up – quite literally. To our parents, an open marriage may have been a taboo …

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10 Signs You Should Consider Online Therapy

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Mental health issues aren’t always as black and white as you might expect. The signs of depression don’t always manifest as sadness, and the symptoms of anxiety aren’t always as blatant as frequent panic attacks. Knowing when it’s time to hit the therapist’s couch or to schedule an online session from the comfort of your own couch, is not always …

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Online Counseling Guide: Effectiveness, Benefits Over Traditional Counseling

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Online counseling (also called e-therapy, cybertherapy, or e-counseling) has bloomed out of the rising need for mental health services and our increasing reliance on technology in our daily lives. By the latest numbers, there are roughly 44 million Americans with a mental health disorder, but approximately 24 million choose not (or were unable) to get appropriate treatment. [1] The reasons …