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A Safe Place

Troubles at home? Have a plan. If you have spent any time reading my blogs or listening to my radio show, I hope you know, beyond anything else, that I care deeply for teens and young adults. I have made it my life’s work to share the message that there is HOPE no matter what…

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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…

Inspired To Do What My Heart Wants

Overprotective parents. 22 and living with parents. Don’t get to go out. Don’t get to meet the love of my life. Pressurized to be the best in studies and not caring about my dreams. I stopped self cutting 3 years ago. Started today because of fight with boyfriend. It was pretty bad. Then I thought…

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Surviving the Holidays with Separated Parents

Holidays can be the best of times or the worst of times. And holidays with separated parents can be especially difficult. Tyler said, The most difficult part of any holiday for me is being rushed between my parents’ houses. I feel bad about leaving one parent for the other. How many of you have had…

Problems With My Step-Mom

Hi, my name is Tatyana.  I chatted with a HopeCoach recently about how my parents separated before I was born and how I’ve had problems with my step-mom.  She verbally abuses me and says things about my birth mom and lies to me about stuff.  My HopeCoach helped me a lot, gave me alot of advice and internet…