Patti Carmalt-Vener


Stories by Patti Carmalt-Vener

In search of self-control

An unruly toddler needs guidance free from a parent’s transferred childhood emotions

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 06/12/2014
Staying focused

Concentrate on the task at hand and your talent and knowledge will come to the forefront

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 06/05/2014
Pain in the offing

There really is no easy way to leave your lover  

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 05/29/2014
What do you want?

Be fair but firm with squatting father and sibling

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 05/15/2014
Another story

Anger at a friend’s inappropriate behavior could be triggered by past events

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 05/08/2014
Drawing strength

Art therapy allows children to mirror life experiences and express their inner feelings

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 04/30/2014
Too close for comfort

Don’t hesitate to let loved ones know a little distance is often healthy 

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 04/24/2014
Baby bummer

Will a newborn bite into a mother’s love for her firstborn?

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 04/16/2014
Flirting with change

Don’t be too hasty in allowing love to guide career choices

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 04/09/2014
Letting go

A clean break is perhaps the best way to end an affair with a married lover

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 04/02/2014
The long run

Youngsters eventually develop positive traits learned from each parent

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 03/25/2014
Rules to live by

By teaching about the past, grandparents give kids a sense of the future

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 03/20/2014
Leave the light on

Don’t let body dysmorphic disorder and other negative self-images ruin your relationship

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 03/12/2014
Ego 'states' of co-existence

Are you the ‘parent,’ ‘adult’ or ‘child’ in your closest relationships?

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 03/04/2014
Long-lost love

Be careful when reuniting with an old flame while at death’s door

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 02/26/2014