Marriages | Relationships | Couples

Alcohol Abuse and Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is the use of intentional verbal, psychological, or physical force by one family member (including an intimate partner) to control another.  In the United States, a woman is beaten every 15 seconds.  At least 30 percent of female trauma patients (excluding traffic accident victims) have been victims of domestic violence, and medical costs associated with injuries done to women…

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8 Simple Rules For Ruining Your Relationship – Part 1

In my last blog, I shared why relationships fail, and now we look forward.  As a writer, facing the prospect of adding to this already bloated canon always gives me pause. With excited anticipation, we’ve all bought books about relationships.  We’ve found them entertaining, and for a few hours we become hopeful, but they’re ultimately ineffective.  I call them “Shelf…

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