Patti Carmalt-Vener


Stories by Patti Carmalt-Vener

Halloween hang-ups

Parents must prevent a frightening event from becoming even scarier

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 10/30/2013
Unfinished feelings

Over sensitivity to others may be a sign of residual trauma 

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 10/24/2013
It takes two

Life gets thrown out of balance when one parent doesn't help with raising kids

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 10/16/2013
Love lost

There are many hard lessons to be learned from breaking up

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 10/10/2013
Loose lips

Take responsibility for hurtful GOSSIP

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 10/03/2013
Do as I do

Set an example for the child you believe is underachieving

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 09/11/2013
Voiceover

Make the punitive inner voice describing life’s dramas a loving one in battling depression

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 09/04/2013
Transferring trauma

Perceptions of others can be skewed by too much emotional baggage from childhood

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 08/26/2013
Growing pains

Growth sometimes only comes from confusing and painful feelings

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 08/21/2013
Tell-tale signs

Some ways to identify a relationship in trouble

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 08/15/2013
Forget me not

Hearts and minds can often disagree when it comes to breaking up

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 08/07/2013
Two's a crowd

Sometimes twins are separate kids who happened to have been born at the same time

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 08/01/2013
Thinning self-esteem

Being a man comes from the heart, not the amount of hair on your head

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 07/25/2013
Filling the GAP

Grandparents acting as parents are often the glue that binds troubled families

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 07/17/2013
Anger mismanagement

Getting to the core of rage, hostility and aggression

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 07/03/2013