Allison Ricciardi, LMHC discusses how we can respond to help others cooperate with the graces won by Christ on their behalf and be saved.
For Catholics, addressing issues of domestic abuse and navigating their options can feel especially challenging because of our teaching on the sacramentality of marriage. When we look to the Church’s teaching on the Sacrament of Marriage, it clearly explains the reason our Catholic faith holds such a strict view of marriage and its indissolubility.
“An ugly truth is better than a beautiful lie” is an apt adage when discussing the authenticity of love. Love is not a feeling, nor can it be reduced to mere words. This is not to say that loving words do not matter, but those words must be supported by a love that is visible and tangible.
Spring to Summer is such a great time of the year to see that “love is in the air.” It is the season of Weddings, Bridal Showers and Baby Showers.
I was recently talking with a friend who is a long-time, sober member of Alcoholics Anonymous. She asked, “How many people come to you because of addiction?”
Not infrequently in the initial stages of therapy, individuals comment that they are overly codependent.
Allison Ricciardi provides sound strategies to help you navigate through family get togethers during the holiday season. These need not be stressful.