Why 50-50 Relationships Don’t Last and Won’t Make You Happy
It’s a myth that healthy relationships should be 50-50 partnerships. Does that surprise you? At first glance, the 50-50 idea looks like the best way keep things fair and equitable. It sets up rules for our relationship like, “I will do these two chores and you’ll do those two. Three days a week I get …
Merrier Christmas Secrets for You: Our Best Holiday Helps
How we wish we could personally gift wrap a merry Christmas for you! Then we would place it under your Christmas tree, step back, and watch you open the gift we made with your name on it. Once opened, that gift would lighten your heart, brighten your holidays, and send you into the new year …
These 21 Resources Can Help You Enjoy Better Relationships
Feeling frustrated by your romantic relationship? Wishing there was a better way to get that sweet sense of belonging? Then turn to some of our top resources to help you find your way to a satisfying relationship today.
Lies We Believe about Sex and Happiness
Why do we let the voices around us—our peers, the actors on TV, or others—convince us we need to conform to the looks and actions of their “ideal” person? If Netflix told us an apple was the “ideal” fruit, would we try to make oranges, pineapples, pears, and grapes all look and taste like apples? …
What Men Need to Know About Pregnancy
Your partner is pregnant. You’re becoming a father. You’ve just gotten used to the idea. Maybe even a little excited about it. Now what? Wondering what to expect? How to help? How you’ll make it through? Help is here. Keep reading for a quick guide to the most important things men need to know when …
Men’s Health During a Pregnancy: Do We Care?
Does a pregnancy center have anything to do with men’s health? Isn’t pregnancy a women’s issue? Those questions are exactly why we address men’s health related to a pregnancy. To begin with, if there’s a pregnancy, a man has been involved. When he wants to stay involved, supporting his health will promote better outcomes for …
Surprising Women’s Health Benefits at Choices Pregnancy Center
Women are fascinating and complex human beings. Their health involves the entirety of their bodies, minds, and spirits. It makes sense, then, that serving “women’s health” would promote the well-being of all three facets of a woman. At Choices Pregnancy Center, we promote women’s health in multiple ways.
Resilient Kids and How to Raise Them
You’ve seen resilient children: the ones who fall down and get back up. The ones who try something, fail, and try again. Resilient kids are problem-solvers. They face the future with confidence and hold onto hope when things get tough. Would you like to raise your child to be resilient too?
Preventing Child Abuse When Tension Rises
Quarantined by COVID? Stuck at home in nasty weather? Laid up, laid off, or otherwise unable to get away from home? Then watch out for rising tension, one of the most common triggers of child abuse.
Powerful Connections: When Your Friends Have Friends
When you face a crisis, you find out how powerful connections are. It goes back to the old saying, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” Sometimes, who you know makes the difference between succeeding and failing in tough times.
The Challenge: Say I Love You Without Sex
A whole lot of people are handicapped by the perception that the best way to say “I love you” is by having sex. How crazy is that? There are literally hundreds of ways to give and receive love. And if we want strong, happy, and healthy relationships, we’ll take the time to figure out
Parenting: Your Adventure in Changing the World
Do you ever dream of doing something so great that it changes the world? You know, something people would look up to you for—the way they do human rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. or computer genius Bill Gates, or scientist Louis Pasteur? What if a world-changing accomplishment were within your reach?