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Asperger Syndrome

Asperger’s And Non-Aspie Relationships

Having a partner with Aspergers when you’re a “neurotypical” can be challenging at times, and Aspies can sometimes be confused and frustrated by the needs of neurotypical partners. If you are the neurotypical partner, it helps to understand that your partner processes differently and has different needs and expectations, and is not uncaring, trying to hold out on you or deliberately trying to upset you. If you are the Aspie, you need...
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Anxiety

Bearing A Mother’s Fears Alone

In last week’s post, I wrote about how maternal can play out in a marriage. There were several comments about the post on my Facebook page that let me know the piece had clearly struck a nerve. At least a couple of moms who commented on the post could relate to the experience of holding more anxiety about children than their husbands. I thought I would explore this topic a little more this week...
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Mental Health

The Mature Me, Myself & I

See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil?

I heard a lot about Hillary Clinton's book "What Happened?" Apparently she covered a lot of reasons why she didn't win the 2016 presidential election. She blamed the , Bernie Sanders, the Russians, being a woman, the emails, why the list went on. From my understanding, everybody and everything got scrutinized except herself. That is the biggest mistake that a person can make!
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Mental Health

The Power Of Love

"And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love." God

On this Sunday I want to talk about the power of Love. Love is the greatest force around by far. Love cannot be defeated.

So what is Love? 
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Commitment

Coming Out From Behind the Image

Linda: Conscious loving requires us to come out from behind the security of our manufactured image, and bring a high level of authenticity into our life. This requires us to be fearless yet tender, committed yet open, engaged yet not attached, powerful yet yielding,...
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Anxiety

When Parental Anxiety Affects a Marriage

Maternal anxiety is a special kind of hell. Fear hijacks our nervous system and takes our thoughts hostage. When a child is sick, when he is careening off course, when we know something is wrong, even though we don’t know what it is, maternal worry can fill our days and nights with dread.

Sadly, it is also often isolating. Depending on the cause of our apprehension, we may feel ashamed of sharing it with others. Friends and...
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Commitment

Great Communication

Linda: There is a big difference between speaking from our inner experience and speaking from our opinions. Speaking from our experience is expressing our feelings and needs. Speaking from our opinions is frequently characterized by thoughts, which are often critical and judgmental. There is...
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Commitment

Sangha

Linda: In the Bhuddhist tradition, Sangha is a word in Pali and Sanskrit meaning association, assembly, company or community and refers to both the monastic community of monks and nuns, plus laymen and laywomen. Sangha, a community of admirable people, is considered to be...
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