Adults

An Open Letter to My (Adult) BFF…on Valentine’s Day

An Open Letter to My (Adult) BFF…on Valentine’s Day February 14th is usually reserved for valentines such as lovers, spouses and significant others; but there is another relationship that should be recognized on this day of love: your best friend. As an adult, your best friendship looks very different from when you were in high school, but it is just

Fatherless Epidemic | Orlando Marriage and Family Counseling

Fatherless Epidemic | Orlando Marriage and Family Counseling With Father’s Day approaching I was struck by just how “father” figures are under appreciated in our society. Think about it, do most of us actually recognize all that a father truly embodies to a child? I took this question to the source and I asked my son. I received a plethora

Signs of an Eating Disorder | Orlando Eating Disorder Counseling

Signs of an Eating Disorder | Orlando Eating Disorder Counseling Recently, Scandal star Portia de Rossi opened up to Entertainment Tonight about her struggle with anorexia and bulimia. The actress, now 43 years old, did not start battling these disorders as an adult, or even a teenager, but became anorexic and bulimic at the young age of 12. While it

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Can Divorce Be Healthy For Kids? | Orlando Divorce Recovery

By: Veronica Concepcion Divorce is not an easy process to go through but children fare better if parents can limit conflict associated with the divorce or at least minimize the child's exposure to it. Children who live in the custody of at least one well-functioning parent do better than those who are living in high stress high turmoil environments with

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6 Tips To Help Children Cope With Divorce | Orlando Divorce Therapy

By: Morgan Rahimi No one goes into marriage hoping that it will end in divorce, at least I hope not. Divorce is never easy, but add children to the equation and you now have a whole new plethora of issues to face. How do I break the news of the divorce to my children? How do I keep my connection

How To Love Your Family Better Than A Stranger | Orlando Individual Counseling

By: Zuleida Herba Somewhere in my decades old subconscious, I have a memory of being somewhere in the age range of 9 years old and throwing some kind of pre-adolescent temper tantrum. (Well, actually I’m sure that I had more than one of those, bless my parents). It was the kind of tantrum where I was determined to make everyone

How to Find Your Worth in Your Self & Not in Others

How to Find Your Worth in Your Self and Not in Others  Many people struggle daily to build and maintain a positive self-esteem. Some struggle more than others because they have not yet developed a true sense of self. It is impossible to have self-esteem without a sense of self. How can you feel good about yourself if you don’t

Christian Grey vs. Christian Husband | Orlando Relationship Therapy

Christian Grey vs. Christian Husband | Orlando Relationship Therapy Well, it's everywhere. Fifty Shades of Grey (The Movie) officially comes out this Friday, the day before Valentine's Day, and everyone's abuzz about seeing the steamy "love story" come to life. It seems like people are pretty divided about whether or not this is an erotic fairy tale or a story

Are You Settling in the Relationship? | Orlando Self-Esteem Counseling

Are you settling in the Relationship? | Orlando Self-Esteem Counseling "Meg" is a 19 year old, beautiful, young woman. She is driven, funny, engaging, and kind. She has many qualities that guys would look for in a significant other and even, one day, a wife. But Meg's boyfriend is not looking for a wife. He's barely looking for a girlfriend.

10 Habits of Emotionally Healthy Families

10 Habits of Emotionally Healthy Families As a young woman, I knew instinctively that I had some ground to cover if I wanted to one day live out my dream of being a part of a harmonious, happy family. My family gave me a great schooling in what not to do, but that left me very lacking and unsure about