Peace Partnership
1 Mar

Reality Is: Rehab ≠ Vacation

Pop quiz: What’s the most dangerous drug in the world? The answer might surprise you. You might think meth or prescription medications would be number one. But in a recent study prescription meds didn’t make an appearance until 10th on the list. Meth came in a respectable but distant 4thplace. The answer: alcohol. In a recent […]

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3 Nov

3 Holiday Lies Everyone Needs to Pass Up

“The Christmas holidays have this high value: that they remind forgetters of the forgotten & repair damaged relationships.” – Mark Twain –   I didn’t always enjoy the holiday season and like many of my clients, I used to loathe the time of year. It was another reminder of how great everyone else had it, and […]

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1 July

Am I Worthy?

Identity is a tricky thing. Each of us, on one level or another, identifies ourselves as something. We do this because identity helps us to determine our value. If you identify as someone polite and respected, you will most likely have a high sense of identity. If you identify as someone socially unacceptable then you will […]

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3 Dec

Why Is Couple’s Therapy So Hard?

There are many reasons couples come in to see a counselor.  From extramarital affairs to pornography addictions, there seems to be no end to what can go wrong in a marriage relationship. In a recent study conducted by the Psychology Department at the University of Denver, Howard Markman and his colleagues found that neither pre-marital […]

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1 July

Feelings of Futility

“What do people benefit from all the effort they expend on earth?”  King Solomon, one of the wisest and richest men in history, asked this daunting question.  Daily I talk with men, women, teenagers, and even children, who in one form or another ask the very same question.  Inevitably, feelings of futility will find us […]

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