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Filling a Void

Shoplifting may be a symptom of a deeper problem

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 07/21/2016
Keeping Up

Elderly parents must tell their children to slow down a little when it comes to making physical demands

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 07/14/2016
Married to Work

A couple must balance the demands of a fun-filled job and responsibilities at home

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 07/07/2016
Last Chance

Honesty is the best policy in an aging mother’s desire to have a daughter

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 06/30/2016
No Quick Fix

It’s important to retain a level of respect for a drug-addicted sibling

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 06/23/2016
The Business of Love

A father’s criticism may be more about him than his son

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 06/09/2016
Life Out of Tune

Don’t alienate your son over his decision to forego a career in music

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 06/02/2016
Kickin' It

Getting off opiates is tough but doable

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 05/26/2016
Unconditional Support

A traumatized child needs to know the sexual or physical abuse they suffered was not their fault

Categories: Well Being Author: Bliss Bowen , Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 05/19/2016
Rage Advice ...

Keep defensive responses from hurting others

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 05/12/2016
With Friends Like These ...

Don’t put up with mean-spirited putdown jokes

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 05/05/2016
The Power of Play

Play therapy will give voice to a child’s inner motivation and help her emotional growth

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 04/28/2016
Grow With the Pain

A spouse’s strength will help overcome the challenges associated with major surgery

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 04/21/2016
Do Your Homework

Helpful ways to improve or repair a rocky relationship

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 04/14/2016
Abortion vs. Adoption

Be your own best friend when things are tough

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 04/07/2016