“I’m Sorry You Were Offended” Is Not Really an Apology!

Aha! The 5-step path to the true apology. Psychology today presents an interesting attempt to convince the reader to feel guilt for their legitimately hurtful actions, and then the proper procedure for offering the apology to another person. His article revolves around the notion of empathy, that if the reader wishes to feel sorry and…

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4 Parts of a Real Apology

We’ve all had to apologize at one time or another. In this intuitive study, Michael Karson Ph.D., J.D. explains our perceptions of apologies; and our deep-seated understanding of acknowledgement, acceptance, and rejections of apologies based on our past. Dr. Karson breaks down the science of the sincere apology to four distinct sections, which is required…

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A Deeply Meaningful Way to Communicate with Your Partner

Sometimes in relationships, words come out the wrong way and can end up hurting your partner or spouse’s feelings unintentionally. Psychologists are always looking for a successful way to help couples communicate their feelings.There is a new way of communication by following a five step procedure. In a short synopsis, you are trying to put…

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7 Mistakes You Make When You’re Trying To Get Past Your Breakup

There are many common mistakes people make when they’re trying to overcome the difficulties associated with breakups. Trying to seek closure that may never come is an example of a behavior that needs to be addressed, because this closure may never truly come. You should also avoid trying to befriend your ex, especially right after…

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blind spots

The mentioning of blind spots typically causes us to correlate the term with driving, but did you know that us humans have blind spots as well? During the times that we are experiencing emotional arousal, it is exceptionally hard for us to become self-aware by evaluating and analyzing how our thoughts and actions are projecting…

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Women and Divorce: Higher Income, Traditional Expectations?

One of the most persistent stereotypes about millennials is that they are a fluid generation, flouting tradition and choosing their own lives and destinies. That makes it all the more surprising when a New York Times report reveals that 18-25 year old millennial men are more likely than the previous generation to want their wives…

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Settling child custody matters can be emotional for parents

Settling child custody matters can be emotional for parents  Settling child custody matters can be one of the most difficult parts of a divorce. That’s because parents only want what is best for their children. However, two parents may have different ideas about what is in their child’s best interests. Albuquerque residents may have heard…

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Unwed fathers and their parental rights

Unwed fathers and their parental rights It is not uncommon for unwed fathers in California and elsewhere to face challenges when seeking to assert their parental rights. In order to help ensure a consistent relationship with their children in the future, unmarried fathers are advised to learn about the legal issues they may face. In…

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Understanding how social media could impact a custody agreement

Understanding how social media could impact a custody agreement In today’s society, individuals of ages are interconnected through media sites. While this helps keep residents in California and elsewhere connected to old friends and family members that live in different cities, states and even counties, these media platforms are not entirely beneficial. For divorcing parents,…

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Can divorced parents still act like parents together?

Can divorced parents still act like parents together? When children are involved, ending a marriage is less than ideal. Nonetheless, it is often the best choice for not only both spouses but also for the children involved. No matter the age of the children involved, parents have to make serious decisions regarding their needs and…

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