How To Apologize - Part One

How To Apologize - Part One

 After attending a lecture by one of my favorite psychologists, Harriet Lerner, I decided that I’d better buy the book and learn some more about how to get people to apologize to me… um, cough, I mean how to give a good apology.

Here are some of the gems from Dr. Harriet Lerner’s book, Why Won’t You Aplogize?:

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Should I Let My Teenager Watch 13 Reasons Why?

Should I Let My Teenager Watch 13 Reasons Why?

Well, the better question probably is, "How do I talk to my teenager about the show 13 Reasons Why?"... I will give you resources in this blog, and there are many other resources available depending on your specific mental health concern. You can be fully prepared to deal with the questions and feelings that may be triggered in your teenager by this show.

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5 Reasons Why Your Teenagers Tell Me Everything

5 Reasons Why Your Teenagers Tell Me Everything

Teenagers routinely open their hearts to me, and I am honored to hold their secrets and dreams, their disappointments and their fears. Parents often ask me, “How do you get my kid to talk to you? They won’t tell me anything!” I tell them not to worry, it’s always easier to talk to an adult who is not your parent. But why is that, really? Here are 5 reasons why teenagers talk to me. If you are a parent, maybe this can help you get your teenager to talk to you, too!

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The 5 Most Effective Ways for Dads to Communicate with Their Teenage Daughters

The 5 Most Effective Ways for Dads to Communicate with Their Teenage Daughters

Now that your daughter is a teenager, she wants to solve her own problems...Though it’s hard to imagine, she actually does want your approval and even your help. It’s just that what makes her feel safe is different, now that she is a teenager. Here’s how to be her hero, now that she is a teenager and has teenage problems.

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