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The Allure of Divorce (TMBMS058)

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Welcome to The Mental Breakdown Morning Show! Each weekday morning, we will to help get your day off to a great start. In many marriages, at least one of the partners contemplates divorce. It is a sad fact, but it is true. These individuals see divorce as an opportunity to escape the problems that have plagued the relationship and  find new happiness. On today’s show we respond to a listener email that asks about the allure of divorce and offer some advice about when a separation may be the best option. Read More

ByDr. Berney

Rules of Engagement (YouTube)

Rules of Engagement (YouTube)

ByDr. Berney

Rules of Engagement (TMBMS057)

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Welcome to The Mental Breakdown Morning Show! Each weekday morning, we will to help get your day off to a great start. Every relationship – whether romantic or business – experiences conflict. But it is not the conflict that is the primary problem, it is the manner in which the conflict is resolved. On this show we talk about the need for ground rules when discussing problems.

Read the article from PsychCentral here (http://psychcentral.com/lib/10-rules-for-friendly-fighting-for-couples/) Read More

ByDr. Berney

Relationship Problems (YouTube)

Relationship Problems (YouTube)

ByDr. Berney

Relationship Problems (TMBMS056)

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Welcome to The Mental Breakdown Morning Show! Each weekday morning, we will to help get your day off to a great start. Last week we focused on components and considerations that comprise healthy relationships. This week we shift focus to discuss some of the aspects associated with problem relationships. Issues that break-up marriages and damage our interactions with one another. We start the week off with a review of some of the most common problems in relationships. Read More

ByDr. Berney

Making Positive Assumptions (YouTube)

Making Positive Assumptions (YouTube)

ByDr. Berney

Making Positive Assumptions (TMB114)

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In relationships, as in all other aspects of life, we have a propensity to make assumptions about the intent and goals of others. Too often we approach issues with the assumption of conflict and competition. These negative assumptions influence our actions and behaviors, and lead to unnecessary conflicts and confrontations.
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Shabbat (YouTube)

Shabbat (YouTube)

ByDr. Berney

Shabbat (TMBMS055)

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Welcome to The Mental Breakdown Morning Show! Each weekday morning, we will to help get your day off to a great start. In the Jewish faith, Shabbat begins at dusk on Friday and ends at dusk on Saturday.  A key aspect of honoring the Jewish sabbath is resolving interpersonal conflicts and preparing for the week ahead. In today’s show we encourage you to adopt some of these healthy practices in your life. Read More

ByDr. Berney

Expectations vs. Rules (YouTube)

Expectations vs. Rules (YouTube)