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Operation Sacred Trust’s Yvette Costa is Helping End Homelessness for South Florida’s Veteran Families

Yvette Costa OST Family Intake

Yvette Costa, a Case Manager for Operation Sacred Trust, has helped end homelessness for hundreds of Veteran families in Broward and Miami-Dade counties. Although Ms. Costa is the daughter of a Veteran, it was ultimately the help she and her family received from the Department of Veterans Affairs during difficult times that led her to dedicate her life to serving the Veteran community.

Ralph Lynn Remarried His Best Friend

Ralph and Michelle Lynn

For years, Ralph Lynn, a former Marine sniper in Iraq, suffered from undiagnosed PTSD. “My own relationship with my wife suffered to the point of divorce. After I got help, I am happy to say I am re-married to my best friend.” Ralph and his wife Michelle today help other Veterans through marriage and relationship education retreats offered by the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia.

Relationship Coach Dianna Nash Helps Couples “Talk it Out” for Better Marriages

Dianna Nash

Dianna Nash was raised in a single-parent household. “Because of that lifestyle,” she says, “I always wanted to be apart of a two-parent family.” But as an adult, Ms. Nash says her relationships failed. “Because of my failures, I sought love in the wrong places and for the wrong reasons.” Today, through Talk It Out Relationship Services in Roseville, California, Ms. Nash is helping couples and singles learn to build healthy, vibrant relationships by “talking it out.”

Charlotte Michie: A Good Relationship with Your Spouse is Foundation for Having it All

Charlotte Michie and Seth Eisenberg

“Relationships are everything,” says Charlotte Michie, a Cary, North Carolina marriage and family therapist. “If you have a good relationship with your spouse, you have it all even if you are sick and without money.” Next month, with assistance from her husband of 34 years, Charlotte will begin offering evidence-based, skills building weekends to help couples learn to create and sustain happy, successful marriages.

Who Do I Have the Pleasure of Meeting?

Discovering the unique parts of self in each of us and others offers the opportunity for new understandings, connection, and healing. Leading relationship and marriage education programs help people recognize parts that may sabotaging dreams and relationships. An exercise developed by Virginia Satir can help prevent a mutiny.