In order to diagnose separation anxiety, these symptoms must not be isolated and must occur for more than four weeks consecutively.
When someone with a fixed mindset has a negative interaction with a friend or loved one, he or she immediately projects that rejection onto him or herself saying: “I’m unlovable.”
How many potential shidduchim are not coming about because we, the mothers, are not allowing them to go through?
I so desperately want to have a loving relationship with my stepsons.
Isn't there anyone making a simcha who understands that loud music can cause hearing loss?
Some other red flags: when a person spontaneously and angrily talks about exes on dates, reschedules a date more than once without an emergency situation, or talks about engagement or marriage right away.
Children develop at different rates – they say their first words, take their first steps, toilet train, read their first word, and lose their first tooth at different times.
My mother thinks of herself as a superior person, has very little feelings for other people, and probably suffers from a deep lack of self-esteem.
Once you understand why you are lying, you might be better able to tell the truth.
This core idea of memory is very difficult to fully comprehend; however, it is essential.
Sometimes the most powerful countermove one can make when a person is screaming is to calmly say that her behavior is not helpful and then continue interacting with the rest of the family while ignoring the enraged person.
There are many people today with very little training who put out shingles and proclaim themselves to be marital coaches, shalom bayis helpers, advisers etc.
When one marries someone with children, all family members must accept them.
Do you love your children? Of course, who doesn’t? Maybe I should rephrase the question: Do your children feel that you love them?
“Without a high school diploma, you couldn’t work as a garbage collector in New York City; you couldn’t join the Air Force. Yet a quarter of our kids still walked out of high school and never came back.” – Amanda Ridley
My mother-in-law is totally devoted to her daughters and their children. Her sons’ children on the other hand are treated like second-class citizens.