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What’s the Deal with Relationship Ed?

Remember that class in high school when you leaned over and whispered to your friend, “When am I ever going to use this stuff?” I do. At the time, I certainly didn’t realize how reading a classic novel and practicing … Continue reading

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WINning without Technology?

Whether we like it or not, technology appears to be taking over. People are seriously attached to their cell phones, ipads, ipods, etc. (fill in your favorite type of device). It is hard to have any conversation, casual or otherwise, … Continue reading

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Distance Makes the Heart Grow Fonder: Truth or Myth?

When I received my acceptance letter to begin the doctoral program at Auburn University, I was over the moon. I had recently finished my thesis and was ready to start a new chapter in my life, and then I met … Continue reading

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Fathers are Forever

I Coordinate the STRONG Families Initiative at the Alfred Saliba Center for Families in Dothan, AL. I am writing to share an experience of heroism and love. My parents are celebrating 58 years of marriage on November 17, 2013. I … Continue reading

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Everybody’s Working for the Friendships

When I began graduate school this past August I imagined automatically becoming more “grown up,” and able to easily balance all of my responsibilities. However, instead of the leisurely mornings I had envisioned before my afternoon classes, I have been … Continue reading

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