Category Archives: Alabama Conmmunity Healthy Marriage Initiative

Why you and your partner keep having the same fights by Alex Chan

Picture this: you and your partner return home after your stressful days at work. Your partner asks, “why are there still dishes in the sink?”  Immediately, you cringe. Rather than stick around for round 39 of the you’re-a-terrible-partner discussion, you … Continue reading

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Breaking Up Is Hard to Do by Alyssa McElwain

  Breaking up is hard to do. Being a teenager means figuring things out. Who you are as a person, what you want in the future, and who you want to date. Exploring different dating relationships often means that sooner … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Meditation: What it is and How it Can Strengthen your Relationship Satisfaction.

When I first heard about mindfulness, I was a bit skeptical. But through much reading and hands-on learning, I have felt the benefits firsthand and I want to share them with you. Mindfulness is commonly defined as “a state of … Continue reading

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The Value in Perspective Taking by Sandy Morrison

    I don’t know that I agree that any experience can be transformed into something with positive value.  For example, I would find it nearly impossible to find something positive in things like domestic abuse, terrorism, or starving children.  Putting … Continue reading

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Enhancing Family Health by Julianne McGill

My parents recently moved to Alabama from California. I am so excited to have them nearby. It offers more opportunities to spend time together and it is really amazing having support so close. Luckily, I am very close with both … Continue reading

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