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Connections

Connections #1 (pdf)

Contents: Top 10 Behaviors of a Successful Marriage; Building Trust with Others; Marital Satisfaction and Attachment Patterns; Resources for Couples

Connections #2 (pdf)

Contents: Top 10 Positive Behaviors of Parents Going Through Divorce; Helping Parents Help Their Kids During Divorce; Does Divorce Always Cause Problems in Children When They Get Older?; Resources for Working with Families Going Through Divorce

Connections #3

Contents: Top 10 Behaviors of "Deployment" Families; Operation Military Kids—Providing Support to Families; The Stages of Military Families Coping with Deployment; Typical Children Reactions to Deployment; Resources for Military Families

Connections #4 (pdf)

Contents: 10 Tradition/Ritual Idea Starters for Families; Family Legacies; Ten Advantages of Family Traditions

Connections #5 (pdf)

Contents: 10 Goals for Improving Family & Couple Relationships for 2005; The Goal Setting Blueprint; Qualities of Effective Goal Setting; Resources for Goal Setting

Connections #6 (pdf)

Contents: 10 Important Principles of Emotional Intimacy; The Role of a Helping Professional; Principals of Emotionally Focused Therapy; Resources on Building Relationships

Connections #7 (pdf)

Contents: 10 Ways to be Culturally Sensitive; Personal Development; The Culture of Farming; Resources for Strengthening Intercultural Engagement

Connections #8 (pdf)

Contents: 10 Signs of a "Power and Control" Abusive Marriage; Examining Our Thoughts Regarding Equality in Self and Others; Psychological and Environmental Factors Associated with Partner Violence; Resources for Working with Relationships

Connections #9 (pdf)

Contents: 10 Signs of Alcohol Addiction; Co-Dependency; Alcohol and Marital Violence; Substance Abuse in Communities & Families

Connections #10 (pdf)

Contents: 10 Tips for Single Parents; Successful Single Parent Families; Single Parent Resources

Connections #11 (pdf)

Contents: 10 Tips for Finding & Presenting Good Information; The Two Gurus of Relationships: John Gottman and John Gray; Ideas When Reading a Research Article

Connections #12 (pdf)

Contents: 10 Ways to Avoid Emotional Eating; Are You and Emotional Eater?; Emotional Eating: Feeding Your Feelings

Connections #13 (pdf)

Contents: 10 Ways to Help a Child Cope With Disaster Trauma; Helping Young Children Cope with Trauma; Secondary Stress and the Professional Helper; Disaster Relief Resources

Connections #14 (pdf)

Contents: When Your Husband Has Children Close to Your Age; 10 Steps for Grandparents in Stepfamilies; Building Rapport with New Teenage Stepchildren; Stepfamilies in Middle/Late Adulthood; Stepfamily Resources

Connections #15 (pdf)

Contents: 21 "Giving Ideas; Helping the Neighbors; Volunteering; Resources for the Holidays

Connections #16 (pdf)

Contents: 10 Tips on Forgiving; Learning to Forgive Yourself; Forgiveness: Spiritual & Medical Implications

Connections #17 (pdf)

Contents: Communication Tips for "Dating" Couples; Dating Issues When You Have Children; Dating Violence Common Among Teens; Dating Relationships and the Demand/Withdraw Pattern of Communication; Dating Resources

Connections #18 (pdf)

Contents: 10 Ways to Use Technology Without Hurting Your Family; Couples & Technology; Internet Relationships; References

Connections #19 (pdf)

Contents: 10 Skills That Can Increase Your Happiness; The Origin of Sincerity; Research on Happiness; References

Connections #20 (pdf)

Contents: 10 Ways to Enjoy Life More; Understanding the Concepts of Enjoyment; References

Connections #21 (pdf)

Contents: 10 Ways to Enjoy Life More; Understanding the Concepts of Enjoyment; References