Patti Carmalt-Vener


Stories by Patti Carmalt-Vener

Voiceover

Make the punitive inner voice describing life’s dramas a loving one in battling depression

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 09/04/2013
Transferring trauma

Perceptions of others can be skewed by too much emotional baggage from childhood

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 08/26/2013
Growing pains

Growth sometimes only comes from confusing and painful feelings

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 08/21/2013
Tell-tale signs

Some ways to identify a relationship in trouble

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 08/15/2013
Forget me not

Hearts and minds can often disagree when it comes to breaking up

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 08/07/2013
Two's a crowd

Sometimes twins are separate kids who happened to have been born at the same time

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 08/01/2013
Thinning self-esteem

Being a man comes from the heart, not the amount of hair on your head

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 07/25/2013
Filling the GAP

Grandparents acting as parents are often the glue that binds troubled families

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 07/17/2013
Anger mismanagement

Getting to the core of rage, hostility and aggression

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 07/03/2013
The war comes home

A Vietnam vet worries about his injured son’s mental health after fighting in Iraq

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 06/27/2013
Practice makes perfect

Some helpful techniques to draw couples closer

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 06/20/2013
Be true to you

How to take care of a relationship without seriously shortchanging yourself or those you care about

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 06/12/2013
Thumbs down

Texting teens need to know the limits of their digital social scene

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 06/06/2013
Second chances

Lies about a previous romance destroy a child’s trust in her mother

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 05/30/2013
Check your sources

Rule out physical issues before assuming problems are emotionally based

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 05/16/2013