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Entries by Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW from 05/2014

Don't Underestimate the Value of Life's Little (And Not-So-Little) Crises

| Posted 05.08.2014 | Healthy Living

Although it may sound like a cliché, there is truth to the saying that pain is sometimes the price that we must be willing to pay for growth.

Don't Use These 3 Words

| Posted 05.18.2014 | Healthy Living

If you've ever been on the receiving end of these words, you know that the last thing that you feel like doing upon hearing them is to drop your guard and open your heart. Ironically, that's probably exactly what the person delivering these words is trying to get you to do.

The Greatest Gift That You Can Give Your Partner

| Posted 05.22.2014 | Healthy Living

When we no longer hold our partner responsible for the fulfillment of our needs, everything changes. This is easier said than done, but it is perhaps the single most important thing we can do to insure that our relationship will be mutually satisfying.

It's Never Too Late to Have a Happy Marriage

| Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living

But what exactly does working on your relationship really mean? Is it really true that the willingness to do "the work" is the critical factor in determining the quality of your relationships? And what exactly is the work that relationships require anyway?