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Family Crisis

Dear Family Whisperer: It's Terminal Cancer; Now What?

Melinda Blau | Posted 06.10.2014 | Parents
Melinda Blau

This a difficult and all-consuming trial for your family. You can't change your husband's diagnosis, and there's no magic bullet for the powerlessness you all feel.

Finding the Right Distance

Jean-Paul Bedard | Posted 06.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Jean-Paul Bedard

If I'm to nurture a more fulfilling life based on authentic connections with a broader circle of family and friends, I believe there are a few challenging questions I need to ask myself before deciding to end a relationship or push someone away.

There is a Family Homelessness Crisis and Provisional Placement is Not the Answer

Patty Mullahy Fugere | Posted 04.23.2014 | DC
Patty Mullahy Fugere

The crisis isn't that too many families are in DC's shelters; the crisis is that so many families need shelter. That is the crisis the Mayor should be addressing.

Holiday Blues: Dealing With Crisis In December

Third Age | Posted 12.15.2011 | Fifty

I have had a lot of experience with sick people at the holidays. Five years ago my husband was recovering from a knee replacement and could barely hob...

You Just Had A Fight With Your Kids... Now What?

Judith Brisman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Brisman, Ph.D.

Staying steady in the wake -- when emotional detritus slams the walls, and tears stain the faces -- may be what is needed to allow for the very next moment, when indeed a step forward actually might occur.

PARTICIPATE: Share YOUR Family 'Breakthrough' Story (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The pain of a loved one often affects the entire family. Have you or a family member experienced a turning point, when getting through a difficult sit...