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Also important is the way the decision to divorce was made. On one end of the spectrum are unilateral decisions that are kept secret until the moment they are sprung, as, for example, when one partner slips away with their worldly goods, leaving the other to return from work to a half-empty house and a spouse who has vanished. On the other end are the decisions that are discussed openly and at length, often in therapy. Most processes fall somewhere in between. Unsurprisingly, the more open and mutual processes tend to be followed by less painful transitions. … [Read more...] about Divorcing and Becoming a Contented Single Parent: 6 Stages
"A deeply sensitive child, perhaps a feeler, desperate to avoid conflict in any relationship normally experienced at home or school, is likely to bear the burden at his or her own expense, become seriously withdrawn, procrastinate, shut off the world by retreating to the quietest place in the house to read and/or sleep. Even with immediate concerns relating to school closings and a different interpretation of teaching and learning uppermost in the minds of young introverts, more deeply emotional children will likely be aware and moved by what they been told or have learned tacitly about the world beyond their own home. … [Read more...] about Distance Learning—Dealing With the Emotional Outbursts
Maltreatment compounds the impact of parenting style on personality, leading to greater feelings of interpersonal vulnerability. This is especially and tragically the case when trauma comes from primary caregivers, compounding unsafety with betrayal and mistrust. Adversity can also be passed from generation to generation, affecting parenting in negative ways—for example, weakening reflective function, a key mental skill required not just for parenting but also life—as shown with traumatized mothers. … [Read more...] about How Parents May Turn Children Into Narcissistic Young Adults
While choosing the right period product for you, it is essential to choose one that is not only right for you but also right for the environment. A normal sanitary napkin or a tampon contains large amounts of plastic, which can take up to 500-800 years to decompose . With the rampant rise in the levels of global pollution and environmental crisis - time has come to renew your conventional ways and chose sustainable menstruation  . A single person uses 11,000 sanitary pads or napkins in their lifetime and now, multiply that with the number of the female population who are menstruating - that's a lot. … [Read more...] about Menstrual Hygiene Day 2020: Are Your Period Choices Affecting Your Health?