Unhealthy Relationships: Why in the World Are You Staying?

I cannot tell you how many people, women in particular, stay in ridiculously unhealthy relationships. This pattern is due, in part, to the unhealthy socialization messages we give females. The messages to women and young girls are all about being attractive enough to find a man who somehow is going to make their life perfect. […]

Steps to Stop Being Co-dependant

Below is a post from my new blog http://lmerlobooth.typepad.com/straight_talk_4_women/ Enjoy! My last post talked about what Co-dependence is and how it shows up in people’s lives.  Although it’s great to have insight into what codependence looks like, it’s even more important to be able to stop codependent behaviors. Below are several tips to stop codependency.  […]

Women – It’s Time to Step Up and Stop Accepting Toxic Relationships

Below is a post from my new blog http://lmerlobooth.typepad.com/straight_talk_4_women/ Enjoy! I hear story after tragic story of women in relationships with men who ignore them, cheat  on them, yell at them, belittle them and even hit them.  Again and again these women excuse the men’s behaviors because he’s stressed or sick or had a tough […]