Date or Acquaintance Rape

Dear Daughters, Date rape is a violent crime with serious consequences for both the victim and the perpetrator. Continuing to force sexual activity without consent is considered rape and is punishable under the law. Date rape can be especially hard for victims to deal with because it is often committed by a friend or acquaintance. … Continue reading Date or Acquaintance Rape

Understanding Debt

Dear Daughters, Debt is a crippling problem for a large percentage of the population in the United States. With the evolution of our economy and the transition to credit purchases, buying with the available money you have in your pocket is outdated, if not impossible. Very few individuals are able to buy a home, car … Continue reading Understanding Debt

Are you Struggling with Anger

Dear Daughters, Everyone gets angry. While anger is a difficult emotion, most people handle it as best they can with minimal consequences. Sometimes, just a sincere apology can work wonders. In this article we will explore : The Cycle of Anger Break the Cycle of Anger Resources The Cycle of Anger Some people constantly struggle … Continue reading Are you Struggling with Anger

How is your view?

Happy and unhappy people see the world differently. When things are uncertain, unhappy people tend to take a negative view. For example, if they aren't sure why someone is being nice, they assume that person has a hidden agenda. Happy people see the same situation and think positive: if someone is acting nice, they're probably just being nice. … Continue reading How is your view?

Coping with Fear

Dear Daughters, Fear is a common emotion. Caused by a release of adrenaline from the nervous system, fear energizes our bodies with both positive and negative results. It can aid in our fight-or-flight self-defense mechanism, protecting us from threatening situations. However, fear can also paralyze us, preventing us from living normal, balanced lives. If you … Continue reading Coping with Fear

Depression in Women

Dear Daughters, Statistically, adult women suffer twice as much from depression as men. The reasons include social differences, physical and hormonal differences, and age-related differences. The most important fact about depression in women is that treatment can be highly successful. Consider the following facts from the National Institute of Mental Health. • Are women more … Continue reading Depression in Women

What You Need to Know About Depression

Dear Daughters, Everybody feels sad or blue now and then. But if you are sad most of the time, you might be suffering from depression. The good news is that you can get treatment and feel better soon. Clinical depression is a serious illness that can affect anyone, including teenagers. It can affect thoughts, feelings, … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Depression