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Healthy Family Relationships
Two ways: Chronic illnesses can bring a family closer together or push a family further apart. One of the key factors is how the person with the chronic illness behaves. The other factor is how other family members respond to the chronic illness. One of the most important skills is learning acceptance. A book by jon kabat-zinn titled "where ever you go, there you are" is a good resource for this area. ...Read more
Holidays can be : challenging. Expectations R high and disappointments R common. If U have problematic relationships w' family members, plan shorter visits, meet a friend 4 coffee or lunch over the holiday vacation, take walks on your own, play w' the kids 2 avoid adult tensions, help w' cooking or clean up, avoid alcohol which lowers inhibitions and could lead 2 saying or doing things U may regret later. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See your doctor: Significant add can adversely affect life, work, relationship, parenting, school performance etc...So, if you have significant problems, even if it is not add, i would suggest seeing your doc for an evaluation to see if treatment is appropriate for you. Obviously u are in distress so why not call your doc today? Good luck. ...Read more
We learn most of how: 2 relate 2 our husbands and wives from observing how our parents related 2 one another. If relationships were healthy in our early lives, we tend 2 have an easier time finding partners and working through difficulties as an adult. If, on the other hand, relationships were toxic, we may b attracted 2 the wrong types of people and repeat our parents' mistakes. Psychotherapy can help avoid this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
ID causes: If you can identify underlying causes of the hatred, this may be a starting point. Also, not everyone is going to like the potential mate their child chooses. Consider talking to your father about why he disapproves of your boyfriend. By identifying the behaviors, values or issues you can then look to see if there are ways to improve the interaction between dad and boyfriend. ...Read more
Yes and No: Church elders can provide advice on family relationship to the extent that they have the knowledge, training and experience to do so. However, like any profession, it is important that a person only "practice" within his or her area of expertise. Knowing one's limit and then providing a professional referral is important. ...Read more
I have ovarian cysts and I have been with my partner for 6 years we have a healthy stable relationship but want to start a family wars the best option?
Go see your GYN: And your mate needs to see his primary dr for evaluation of your health status and potential to procreate. Bless u both ! ...Read more
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