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Relationships

Love or Attachment: Which Is It?

My parrot, Pearl, is very fond of fond. The moment a fresh sprig is presented, he leaps on it and starts chomping until all that remains is the dried-out stalk. I think it is safe to say this is an example of "attachment" rather than love!

"Is it attachment or is it love?"

To me, this is one of those deceptively easy questions - the ones we automatically think we know the answer...
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Death

A New and Comforting Understanding of Physical Death

I wonder if the "everywhere" experience some people have of departed loved ones feels like looking at the vast, serene, beyond questioning.

With such a cheery title, I would understand if you, treasured reader, skipped right over this post!

I probably would have during earlier decades in my life. But now that I have reached the venerable age of 47, this is precisely the type of topic I find most interesting.

At this stage of...
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Mental Health

The Big Picture

"And in the end, The love you take, Is equal to the love you make" Lennon & McCartney

Though it is an ambiguous and abstract statement I am going to say that the meaning of life is ingrained in being loved and loving others but in the opposite order.
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Child & Adolescent Mental Health

Teens With Suicidal Thoughts: 5 Things Parents Should Consider

Suicide. What comes to mind when you hear this word? Do you panic and feel overwhelmed and anxious? Does your mind begin to search for answers and question why anyone would ever consider such a thing? If so, you are not alone. You are with the tens of thousands of people who feel the same way. Suicide is a public health concern. Four out of 5 teens are said to give clear warning signs...
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