If you’re a foster kid – or even a foster parent – my tips for dealing with feelings of helplessness, shame, and loneliness will help you cope. It’s hard to be in foster care, even when your foster homes are supportive, your foster parents kind, and the system good to you.
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How do you cope when your new life has begun, yet all you want is your old life back? These ideas for starting over will help you see your new life differently, and perhaps even help you stop wanting to… Read More »How to Cope When You Want Your Old Life Back
If you’re one of a million women coping with childlessness, you know there are no quick or easy tips on how to be happy. Not being able to have kids is devastating. Here’s how my husband and I cope with… Read More »5 Surprising Secrets for Coping With Childlessness
On my article about depression when you can’t get pregnant, a reader asked how to connect with other women coping with infertility. Here are a few ideas… I don’t have an infertility forum, and I didn’t want to start a… Read More »How Are You Coping With Infertility?
Major life changes include breakups, family deaths, job loss, and even the loss of a pet who was always home waiting for you. These tips for adapting to a major life change apply to most situations. If you’re facing a major… Read More »How to Successfully Adapt to a Major Life Change
Here are a few ideas for moving past old relationship problems, inspired by a reader who commented on my article about marriage. “My wife is unhappy and depressed, and keeps bringing up our old problems from the past,” says Ron… Read More »How to Move Past Your Old Problems
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) helps people who feel stuck in the past. The foundation of this therapy is unprocessed memories, which cause negative emotions and reactions in the present moment. “EMDR therapy targets the unprocessed memories that contain the… Read More »How EMDR Therapy Helps When You’re Stuck in the Past