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Trusting vs. Jealous: How would you describe your relationship?

Which describes your relationship: My partner trusts me to make good choices and be true to our relationship. My partner doesn’t like me to have male friends or sometimes even say nice things about other guys. He wants to know where I am and who I am with all the time. Jealousy is rooted in […]

Respectful vs. Critical: How would you describe your relationship?

Which describes your relationship: When I share my opinion, my partner listens and tries to understand. When I share my opinion, my partner criticizes me. Does what you say turn into an argument unless you give in or just agree?  If you think you need to be careful what you say or if you have […]

Healthy Relationship or Unhealthy Relationship?

How would you describe yours?  Start with these questions: What is your gut telling you about your partner? What do your friends and family say? How does how he treats you differ from when you are alone to when others see you with him? In the next few blogs, we’ll talk about what makes it […]

Unhealthy relationships.

Sometimes it is easy to recognize.  Sometimes not.  It might be hidden from others.  You might feel ashamed to tell someone. Or scared. If your relationship makes you feel nervous, uncomfortable or scared, you could be experiencing Intimate Partner Violence.  The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says this can include four types of behavior and […]

What does my emotional health have to do with abortion?

Each woman (and man) should evaluate their past and present emotional health before considering an abortion procedure.  Some questions to ask yourself: What are your current struggles with depression and anxiety?  Both are at an increased risk with abortion. What are your past moral convictions about abortion?  Often women say that they do not like […]

What affect does abortion have on mental health?

A 2018 review of literature took an objective look at the abortion and mental health controversy. “There is general agreement that (a) abortion is consistently associated with elevated rates of mental illness compared to women without a history of abortion; (b) the abortion experience directly contributes to mental health problems for at least some women; […]

Does the baby feel pain during an abortion?

Women and men considering abortion often ask whether the baby feels pain during the abortion procedure.  The age at which a fetus begins to feel pain is debated by scientists.  Unborn babies recoil away from stimulation of the abortion procedure, which demonstrates that the nervous system is experiencing a physiological stress response.  Some states have […]

To share or not to share: Telling others about an unplanned pregnancy

When facing an unplanned pregnancy, it is tempting to keep the news to yourself if you have not yet decided to parent, have an abortion, or make an adoption plan.  However, big decisions (especially ones involving parenting, abortion, or adoption) are rarely a good idea to make in isolation.  Big decisions benefit from feedback and […]

What are the laws regarding abortion?

State abortion laws vary greatly.  According to the Guttmacher Institute, states differ on whether: Abortion must be performed by a licensed physician. Abortion must be performed in a hospital. A second physician must participate in the abortion. Abortion can be done after a certain time in the pregnancy. Partial-birth abortion is banned. Public funds pay […]

What happens if my abortion fails to terminate the pregnancy?

When an abortion fails to terminate the pregnancy, it is called a failed abortion or incomplete abortion.  In some cases, the baby will keep growing.  In other cases, only parts of the pregnancy remain. According to Mosby’s Medical Dictionary, an Incomplete Abortion is “the termination of pregnancy in which the products of conception are not […]