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Dealing With Abandonment

I’ve written blogs about physical, sexual, and verbal/emotional abuse, but there is one more kind of abuse I’d like to address…neglect and abandonment. What Is Neglect and Abandonment? You can be considered neglected or abandoned when you don’t know where your parents are, if they have left you alone, or have failed to maintain contact…

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Dealing with Divorce, 4 Tips for Healthy Healing

Are You Dealing With Divorce Right Now? If you are dealing with divorce, whether it is your parents’ divorce, or your own divorce, it is one of the most tragic events you can experience. Unfortunately, it’s become such a common occurrence, it’s easy to think you’re supposed to act like it’s no big deal, even…

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35 Emotions You Might Feel After Your Parents Divorce

Are You Feeling Overwhelmed? It’s so hard to be honest with ourselves and others about the effects we feel when our parents break-up. That is because our parent’s divorce is devastating. We naturally put up walls, which are filled with denial, silence, and a certain distance between us and others. Yet, these techniques, in the…

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6 Self-Help Skills for Coping With PTSD

I have talked with a lot of people who have faced traumatic events in their life.  Many of them have PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) and don’t even realize it. If you have faced a traumatic event in your life and are having a hard time coping, you may have PTSD. PTSD, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, is…

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Jai McVay Wins Gracie Awards

Congratulations Jessica! May 26, 2016, BURBANK, CA”Benztown, an international radio imaging, production library, programming, jingles and voice-over services company, announces that the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) honored nationally syndicated radio personality, Jessica JaiMcVay with two 2016 Gracie Awards for outstanding achievement in programming. The Gracie Awards celebrate women by recognizing their outstanding…