On Your Mind: A mom’s mid-life crisis?

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NOTE: The question below reached us through our “online hotline” button which lets anyone send a question to a local counselor at Ozark Guidance — in a completely anonymous way. The email comes in with no email address and no identifying information. We set it up this way so women would feel free to write [...]

On Your Mind: She feels more like his mother than his wife

NOTE: The question below reached us through our “online hotline” button which lets anyone send a question to a local counselor at Ozark Guidance — in a completely anonymous way. The email comes in with no email address and no identifying information. We set it up this way so women would feel free to write [...]

On Your Mind: Childhood trauma has led to issues in adulthood

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NOTE: The question below reached us through our “online hotline” button which lets anyone send a question to a local counselor at Ozark Guidance — in a completely anonymous way. The email comes in with no email address and no identifying information. We set it up this way so women would feel free to write [...]

On Your Mind: Dealing with a parent’s mental illness

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NOTE: The question below reached us through our “online hotline” button which lets anyone send a question to a local counselor at Ozark Guidance — in a completely anonymous way. The email comes in with no email address and no identifying information. We set it up this way so women would feel free to write [...]

On Your Mind: Introducing a boyfriend to the kids

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I’m a single mom who is dating again and the relationship is getting serious. I think it’s time for my boyfriend to meet my kids. How can I make this process as easy for the kids as possible? They are still very close to their dad and I don’t want them to think I am [...]

On Your Mind: Old abuse, new baby

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NOTE: The question below reached us through our “online hotline” button which lets anyone send a question to a local counselor at Ozark Guidance — in a completely anonymous way. The email comes in with no email address and no identifying information. We set it up this way so women would feel free to write [...]

On Your Mind: We’re arguing more lately

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My husband and I have been arguing a lot more than usual lately. The arguments are never physical but I know they are taking a toll on me and the kids, too. What can I do to help break this pattern of arguments that seem to solve nothing? How do you know the difference between [...]

On Your Mind: Mother trying to help her adult daughter

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NOTE: The question below reached us through our “online hotline” button which lets anyone send a question to a local counselor at Ozark Guidance — in a completely anonymous way. The email comes in with no email address and no identifying information. We set it up this way so women would feel free to write [...]

On Your Mind: Husband in a rage

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NOTE: The question below reached us through our “online hotline” button which lets anyone send a question to a local counselor at Ozark Guidance — in a completely anonymous way. The email comes in with no email address and no identifying information. We set it up this way so women would feel free to write [...]

On Your Mind: He was looking at women online

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“I recently walked into my 14-year-old son’s room and found him surfing the Web on his smartphone. He didn’t realize that I saw what he was looking at – the Victoria’s Secret website. He quickly put down the phone when I walked in. I haven’t said anything to my son about it because I don’t [...]