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Returning to Toxicity

By: Danny Brooks Why do people return to relationships that they know are bad for them? There are many reasons and I can’t possibly cover them all. I want to focus on something I learned in going to an Al-Anon meeting for a homework assignment. For those of you who...

Emotional Protection = Trust

By: Kim Danon Do you feel protected and safe? Often times this question leads us to think about our physical protection and the safety of our surroundings. What if I rephrased the question? Are your emotions protected and safe? That question may require some thought...

Happy New DAY!

By: Kim Danon Many people see the New Year as a time for starting over and forming new habits. However, you do not have to wait until January 1st to start anew!   Here are some reminders to seize the day!   The most important time in your life is Right Now....

I Mean, Do You Really Want the Bronze?

By: Morgan Snyder While talking about her dating relationship, someone once made the comment to me, “I mean, that’s just how it is.” She was describing the fact that her significant other consistently does something that she has asked him many times not to do. Over...

Compensating Much?

By: Morgan Snyder While listening to a podcast called “The No’s of Dating”, I heard someone say this, “If someone makes a big romantic gesture, I always wonder if they are overcompensating. It’s like if someone has huge wheels on their car… you always wonder what...

The Setup of Rejection

By: Dontae' DeVaughn  Who likes being rejected??? No one does!!! But it happens to the best of us!!! Many of us have experienced it on many different levels from losing a relationship, not getting the job, being abandoned by a mother or father, etc. Whatever it is, it...

Body Armor to Protect Against Manipulators and Groomers

Body Armor to Protect Against Manipulators and Groomers

By: Danny Brooks Your defense is only as good as your weak points. If you have weak points that can be exploited, other people with bad intentions will target them. That's why armor exists. I want to share the armor you can put on to protect yourself from people with...

Are Leaders Better than Followers?

By: Danny Brooks "Be a leader, not a follower." This was what my high school principal said over the announcements EVERY DAY. We started making fun of it we heard it so much. Not all of our high school teasing was completely cruel. We had questions about the motto and...

Winning Against the Odds

By: Dontae' DeVaughn  Did you know that as of 2016, that 25% of children under 18 live with in a single parent home with their mother? Meaning their father isn’t present in the home. I wouldn’t even dare to guess what percentage has an absent or inactive father. They...