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How Do I Help My Teen When He Does Not Want My Help?

How Do I Help My Teen When He Does Not Want My Help?

How do you help a teenage son when he does not want your help? You feel him distancing from you and the family, but he won’t communicate with you. Should you relax your expectations? Perhaps a more in-depth question is how is his behavior a… Continue Reading …

The Relatives Are Coming. What Am I To Do?

Relatives can avoid extended family conflict because of their busy lives and lack of intentional interaction. It is another story during the holidays. Relatives are expected to engage each other during the holidays, and if their relationships are not strong, the joy of the season… Continue Reading …

Should I Honor My Parents or Obey My Husband?

Recently, I posted a case study about honoring parents when you are married. This idea is a common question that counselors have asked me, hence the case study. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud, TuneIn, or Stitcher. If you… Continue Reading …

Honoring Does Not Mean Giving Others Everything They Want

There are times when you have to do hard things to those whom you love. You do these things because it’s the best way to honor them. Honoring others does not mean letting them run all over you. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are… Continue Reading …

Case Study: How Do I Honor My Older Parents?

Case Study How Do I Honor My Older Parents_

Mable and Biff have a beautiful relationship. They married each other seven years ago. She and Biff have two kids, five and two-years-old. Mable’s mom has been pressuring her to spend more time with her during the week. Her dad is passive, and the mom… Continue Reading …