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Too Perfect

Men may not respect a malleable woman

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 09/22/2016
Imagining the Worst

People suffering with BDD obsess on the unattractive aspects of their shapes

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 09/15/2016
Sex, Lies and OCD

A partner’s insatiable penchant for porn is a sign something’s wrong

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 09/01/2016
Babies Be Babies

Do not over-diagnose a rambunctious toddler’s unruly behavior

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 08/25/2016
Let It Out

Crying is a normal and necessary part of life that fosters good mental health

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 08/18/2016
Mother Issues

The greater the difference in familial affection and attention during childhood the greater possibility of conflict

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 08/11/2016
Press Up

Support for a depressed spouse may help build an even deeper love

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 08/04/2016
Rediscovering Yourself

A three-step exercise can help you learn who you are and where you came from

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 07/28/2016
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