Category Archives: Adolescence

The Impact of What We Teach Our Children

Recently I watched the inspirational movie by Mike Pavone, “That’s What I Am.” At its core, it’s a film about human dignity, courage and compassion – essential ingredients in healthy love. When an immature, bullying 8th grader starts an untrue … Continue reading

Posted in Adolescence, Anger and Control, Attitude, Avoidance, Character, Children, Choices, Co-dependency, Emotional Courage, Emotional Intimacy, Emotional Pain, Family Relationships, Fear, Anxiety and Panic, LevineCounseling.com, Loving Relationships, Negativity, Parenting | Leave a comment

Get Rid of Negativity! It Only Creates Hopelessness and Despair

We all have a wish list and fantasies are fun – as long as they don’t become obsessions. From time to time you may project images of happiness onto some time in the future when your wishes come true and that … Continue reading

Posted in Adolescence, Anger and Control, Despair, Family Relationships, Fear, Anxiety and Panic, Hope, Love, Marriage, Mental Health, Negativity, Parenting, Power and Control, Relationships, Trust, Uncategorized, Work Relationships | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Real Men Don’t Rape

On a morning early in November 1995, I sat reading the Sunday Journal News in a Nyack coffee shop — Assault, attempted rape charged; D.A.: two men tie up, beat Rockland woman.”The words leapt off the page grabbing my attention — … Continue reading

Posted in Adolescence, Anger and Control, Betrayal, Fear, Anxiety and Panic, Mental Health, Power and Control, Relationships, Trust, Uncategorized, Violence and Aggression, Work Relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment