Patti Carmalt-Vener


Stories by Patti Carmalt-Vener

Love's Homework

Making lists on ways to improve your relationship

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 11/20/2014
More Harm Than Good

Shame, more than guilt, touches the core of who we are

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 11/13/2014
You First

Challenge that negative inner voice when comparing yourself to others

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 11/06/2014
Cry for Help

Even kids who have their acts together need special attention

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 10/30/2014
Under Control

Don’t allow an angry response to grow out of proportion to the problem

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 10/23/2014
Cuts to Cope

Self-mutilation is a form of punishment for being ‘bad’ or ‘damaged’

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 10/16/2014
The 'Fall-Back' Plan

Enjoy the kind of life you’d like to live whether or not you’re dating someone exciting

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 10/09/2014
Let It Out

Suppression of feelings — including sadness — is a form of emotional neglect

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 10/02/2014
Listen and Learn

People are more apt to agree when they know they are being heard

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 09/25/2014
Why Do Women Stay?

The three stages of domestic violence

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 09/18/2014
The Boss of You

An ambitious CEO is forced to manage a new life in retirement

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 09/11/2014
No Laughing Matter

Fear of clowns is not as uncommon as one might think

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 09/05/2014
Wedding Day Blues

Battling sisters should be stopped from ruining a sibling’s chance at happiness

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 08/28/2014
Dark Thoughts

Robin Williams’ death is a wake-up call to recognize suicidal tendencies in others

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 08/21/2014
Breaking the Shell

Therapy can help people with dependent personality disorder develop healthy relationships

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 08/14/2014