One request I make of parents of young adults who come to see me in my private practice is to construct a list of actions they will do and won't do.
How few people write personal letters anymore? In 2015 the frequency with which someone received a personal letter was every ten weeks. I assume it is
The day before my oldest daughter got married, she asked me, "what is the most important quality to a successful marriage?" I didn't say "love." I
We hear our young adults say we are not listening, or you don't understand when the issue may be that we disagree with them. We have likely used this
Our emotions connect us with others more than our thoughts. Specifically, those emotions that reflect our pain and suffering enable us to have deeper
The first foundational practice that will enable our young adults to leave in a healthy way is that of connecting. Kids don’t leave well if they leave
Did you ever have a conversation with someone and you believed there was something they were not telling you? Maybe something was left out in their
There are good and not so good ways to ask questions and gather information from our young adult children. If we want to increase our likelihood of a