Jessica Montano

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How To Let Go Of Grief

By Lauren Jarvis-Gibson,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1jiGnRx<p>You can’t ever forget a first love, but you can let go of them eventually. You can’t …

This Is Why You Shouldn’t Care So Much About Being Well-Liked

By Christine Schoenwald,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1hUkHLx<p>My friend’s sister doesn’t like me. I had a feeling that she didn’t, and then my …

8 Reasons To Thank The People Who Hurt You Most In Life

<b>1. The people who were able to hurt you most were also the people who you were able to love the most.</b> We aren’t profoundly affected by people who …

The Things I Miss Most About My Dad This Father's Day

Father's Day is coming. Like it or not. This will be my tenth unhappy fatherless day. As the big day approaches I can't help but think of all of the things my dad was to me. And I can't help but think of the things I miss most about my dad.<p>I really miss the way his left arm got really, really tan …

Happy Father's Day! + First Fatherhood Moments

I think most pregnant women think a ton about how their husband will be as a father during their pregnancy (<i>or even before they're married</i>). I know I …

The difficulty in telling dad 'I love you'

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the days before Father's Day, the messages in the greeting-card aisle are often different from the ones that greet shoppers before Mother's Day.<p>One of Hallmark's best-selling Father's Day cards reads, "A good {dad} teaches you how to properly swing a hammer. A great {dad} teaches you …

How To Have Healthy Relationships When You Come From A Broken Family

How do you have healthy relationships when you come from a broken family? This is a question most of us can relate to. Sometimes we can refer to our …

Moms, Let Dad Be Dad

That goofy teasing and hyper play actually help young children develop, according to new research<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Google+<p>Sue.Shellenbarger@wsj.com<p>When Kathryn Kerns asked 30 teens and preteens to come to her laboratory and talk about their parents, …

Toxic Family Communication -- You Can Change It!

<b>Everyone has experienced moments of feeling smothered or frustrated by the interference and advice of a loving and concerned family member.</b><p>Expressing feelings and opinions in an open and non intrusive way is a part of family life. It happens and always will.<p>However, often out of a sense of worry, …

Why Loneliness Hurts So Much

Affection matters to our mental, physical, and spiritual health<p><i>This is a guest blog by psychologist Kory Floyd, a professor of family and</i> …

The First Mother’s Day Without You

This morning, I heard your laugh.<p>Six and a half months later and the Alex and Ani website still has the matching Leukemia bracelets I was going to …

How To: Disarm a Manipulative Sociopath

There are a lot of manipulative people out there, but you don't have to let all of them push you around. It's time for the tables to turn.<p>You already …

The sociopath will always accuse YOU of what they are guilty of themself

Did you feel like you were going crazy? You were losing your mind? This is all part of the sociopath’s crazy making behaviour.<p>The sociopath will …

What It’s Like To Break Up With A Sociopath

It’s not like I broke up with him so I don’t understand why he’s always so mad and going out for vengeance and speaking so ill about the situation. …

How to Spot a Sociopath or Person of Low Empathy

Psychopath Vs. Sociopath: What's The Difference?

<i>Warning: this post contains graphic language and content.</i><p>The term "sociopath" has a distinct meaning from "psychopath," "psychotic" and other "psych" names that get tossed around in the media, by forensic specialists and on TV shows about murderers.<p>But there are differences that distinguish …

The Sociopaths Among Us

For most of us when we think of the term sociopath, we likely imagine some terrifying man boring through the television screen with an unchanging …

Going Mental: How Do You Know When a Sociopath, Narcissist or Borderline Is Lying?

Their lips are moving.The End.That’s a facile and clichéd answer, but, more often than not, an accurate one.Sociopaths, psychopaths, narcissists, …

Differences Between a Psychopath vs Sociopath

Society has conspired with Hollywood to put two seemingly-sexy psychology terms into our collective consciousness — psychopath and sociopath. …

Psychology

Learning to Honor New Limitations After Brain Injury | Living with Brain Injury

Like so many who now live a life defined by traumatic brain injury, I often refer to the “old” David and the “new” David. It’s hard not to. So much …

The Brain

Pope Addresses ‘Fatherhood Crisis,’ Reminding Men That Children Need Guidance

VATICAN CITY — In his general audience catechesis on Jan. 28, Pope Francis turned to the role of fathers, saying that they play an irreplaceable role …

6 Steps to Controlling Your Emotions

Emotions are the most present, pressing and sometimes painful force in our lives. We are driven day by day by our emotions. We take chances because we're excited for new prospects. We cry because we've been hurt and we make sacrifices because we love. Without a doubt, our emotions dictate our …

The Aftermath Of Domestic Abuse

By Alice Gayle,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1x9JWZp<p>Well, I finally did it. I finally got out of my abusive relationship. After the last time he …

The Best Way To Handle Your Family Dysfunction (VIDEO)

For many of us, our most dysfunctional relationships are with the people we love most, our family members. Progressive spiritual leader Rob Bell, bestselling author of <i>Love Wins,</i> discusses how to handle the destructive skeletons hiding in your family's closet in this exclusive clip from the premiere …