Ask Dr. Conte: My Longterm Relationship Was Based on A Lie – What Do I Do Now?

Dr. Conte, How does one re-group after being in a relationship many years, only to find out that it has…

The Zapper: Letting Go of the Things That Harm Us

On a special occasion, a young man was given a toy called the “zapper.” The zapper seemed like a fun…

Stand Up

Years ago, I attended a talk where the speaker invited people to stand up if they saw themselves as people…

Dealing with Addiction: Restoring Balance in the Family

Human homeostasis refers to the body’s ability to physically regulate its inner environment to ensure its balance in response to…

Fate is Written in the Sand: The Only Certainty in Life is Change

There was once a stream who passed through every type of land – mountains, valleys, countryside; that is, until it…

Digging Holes: Managing Other People’s Expectations

You’ve always known Pat to be a hole digger. Pat used to literally dig holes for himself, and then stand…