Articles by Mary Jo

Relationships, Parenting, and Emotional Wellness

August 21, 2020

One of the leading causes of divorce and break ups is emotional detachment. Emotional detachment builds up over time; even though you spend every day together, you begin realizing you’re feeling miles apart from each other. Marriage therapists are seeing more couple co...

August 19, 2020

Relationships are important and what others think about us can make an impact. However, living your life in fear of what others think is unhealthy and limiting. FOPO or the fear of people’s opinion has intensified since cancel culture has begun calling individuals out...

August 12, 2020

Most of us want our lives to be in order. We want our finances, kids, spouse, and our home to be in order. It helps us focus and concentrate when we feel like we’re in control. However, since the pandemic, society at large is finding out there is a lot of stuff we’re n...

August 11, 2020

A friend of yours gets flowers and you begin focusing on the fact that your partner never sends you flowers. Does that mean he doesn’t love you? Although it doesn’t apply to all men, generally men don’t verbalize their feelings as easily as women. This causes problems...

August 6, 2020

It’s back to school season, but you still have time to create fun memories with your child and celebrate the end of summer. Although you cannot travel far, you can relive things you loved doing as a child and feel more refreshed and ready for the uncertainty of going b...

August 4, 2020

When it’s virtual or in person, if you are feeling uncertain, worried, and confused about your child’s return to school this year, you’re not alone. Tough decisions will have to be made. I have talked with both teachers and parents and, one thing is for sure, no one is...

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