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Love Is Not
Wishing and Hoping
Who's Your Valentine?
Time for Paws
Resolve or Regret
Trust - Difficult to Get and Keep
What Do You Have to Give to Others?
Is Your Partner a Sex Addict?
Learning About Child Sexual Abuse
Is This Healthy?
Friends Are Waiting
The Benefits of Having a Funeral
Fight Fairly!
The Pre-Nuptial Agreement
Processing Speed
Is There a Godfather In Your Life?
We're Engaged!
Your Child Is Now An Adult
A Day Late and a Dollar Short
Why Wait Until It's Too Late?
Don't You Trust Me?
Relationship Problems and Learning To Let Go
Thoughts to Ponder When You Are Having Trouble!
How Do I Find a Good Man?

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  • Love Is Not
    May 30, 2019 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Love Is Not

    Valentine's week is focused on multiple ways of showing others that one cares for or is in love with them. Hearts, flowers, candy and trinkets are given as symbols of devotion but not all are done with the right motives...

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  • Wishing and Hoping
    May 4, 2018 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Wishing and Hoping

    Have you ever had someone tell you that they weren't interested in having a relationship with you? That can be a devastating thing to hear. Everyone wants to be loved and cared for. Did you find it hard to let...

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  • Who's Your Valentine?
    February 4, 2018 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Who's Your Valentine?

    As we approach February 14th it is time to think about relationships and their meaning. Ponder the following:1. Most people spend more time shopping for a new vehicle than finding a partner. Slow down and consider what you need and...

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  • Time for Paws
    February 4, 2018 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Time for Paws

    Have you ever noticed that some people treat their animals better than they treat other people? They beam when Spot enters the room and spend time greeting and cuddling him. The cat eats gourmet food out of Royal Dolton and...

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  • Resolve or Regret
    August 7, 2016 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Resolve or Regret

    So many people have regrets. They feel sad, guilty or disappointed about the way things turned out and blame themselves for doing or not doing something that would have resulted in a different outcome. Their lives are tainted by thoughts...

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  • Trust - Difficult to Get and Keep
    August 7, 2016 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Trust - Difficult to Get and Keep

    Often I hear clients state "I just don't trust him (her)". My response is "To do what?" 1. Assumptions - You might have thoughts that a thing is certain to happen when you don't have any proof that it will....

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  • What Do You Have to Give to Others?
    February 27, 2016 Dr. Linda Hancock

    What Do You Have to Give to Others?

    Funny how things change over time. Years ago, homes often had three or more generations living together. My grandparents were a powerful influence on my life. Today we live in a world where people talk about how busy they are....

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  • Is Your Partner a Sex Addict?
    February 1, 2016 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Is Your Partner a Sex Addict?

    It has always been difficult to define the word "addiction" because people's perceptions vary. Some individuals minimize or have a fixed idea that they aren't addicted because they are still able to function fairly well. Underneath, however, they might feel...

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  • Learning About Child Sexual Abuse
    September 27, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Learning About Child Sexual Abuse

    A few days ago TLC had a special documentary entitled "Breaking the Silence" in which five individuals told the stories of how they had been sexually abuse as children. The perpetrators were not strangers but individuals who the children and...

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  • Is This Healthy?
    November 23, 2014 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Is This Healthy?

    It doesn't matter whether it is marriage, friendship or causal relationship there are certain things that are important to observe in order to ensure that what you are involved in is healthy. Following are some ways to assess the health...

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  • Friends Are Waiting
    September 27, 2014 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Friends Are Waiting

    My paternal grandfather, Robert Hancock, was an orphan who was sent to Canada by the Dr. Barnardo organization when he had just turned eleven years of age. He was a wonderful man and I was named after him (my middle...

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  • The Benefits of Having a Funeral
    August 3, 2014 Dr. Linda Hancock

    The Benefits of Having a Funeral

    On July 11 my sister died. Six days before this we all attended the wedding of her only son and now we were faced with yet another long trip to attend the funeral. You see Deb had lived for almost...

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