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How To Be A Great Divorced Dad

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Life of Mavs Dads: Balancing NBA grind, birthday parties, modeling strong fatherhood

“We kind of want to change the narrative of, like, not being there,” said Theo Pinson, the team’s newest dad with 8-month-old Alana. “We’re their heroes. We’re like their role models and stuff like that. They don’t know it how blessed they are, but you also want to give them the best life you possibly can.”

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The artist Future dreams of fame and a successful marriage

Billboard Magazine asked the burgeoning artist Future: Do you think you can have fame and a successful marriage? “I feel like I can have both. When the time’s right, it’ll happen. It ain’t nothing that I’m really chasing. But I do dream of it, and I […]

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Ana Rubirosa with Veteran Robert Jacoby at his new Miami Beach apartment.

Overcoming homelessness, Miami Veteran is ready for fresh start at life, love

9 min 3 yrs

The former New Yorker who’d known the good life in Yonkers and Miami became homeless on the streets of his own community, sleeping on the cement in front of a local church, fighting off thieves after the few possessions he could carry, even his medicine … even his life. Homelessness came to an end when he discovered veteran benefits earned decades earlier that he never knew he had.

Housing Military and Veterans News Nonprofit Technology
Allman Betts Band
7 min 3 yrs

Daddy Is a Rock Star: The Allman Betts Band

Discover how the offspring of the legendary Allman Brothers Band handle expectations as artists and parents.

Music News
Reza-Kavoosi
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Who are the warriors searching for the Tony Rankins and other homeless veterans in America?

Who are the warriors searching alleyways, parks, and abandoned buildings for homeless veterans like Tony Rankin? Reza Kavoosi is on the front line of a war fought in every American community.

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7 min 3 yrs

Veteran, 74, becomes homeless in Fort Lauderdale after 33 years at same apartment

A 74-year-old Army veteran became homeless in Broward County recently after 33 years at the same apartment.

Fortunately, the help this Florida senior urgently needed was looking for him.

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Emotional jug at Planetree conference on patient-centered care
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Emotional numbing is contributing to veteran homelessness and suicide

In the military, if you were supposed to have feelings, they would have been issued. Although emotional numbing may help warriors survive the battlefield, as civilians, they may be paying a heavy price that’s impacting homelessness, addictions, and suicide. At a recent conference on patient centered care, leaders said they’re hopeful about the future.

Culture Health Military and Veterans Research
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Veterans Day and the Heroes Among Us

Dr. Juan Flores had just sat down in French class at South Broward High School on the morning of September 11th. He went on to become one of more than four million who offered his life to protect America after the 2001 terrorist attacks. Not yet an American citizen, Flores knew when the second plane hit the World Trade Center that it was his nation that was attacked, his duty to respond.

Military and Veterans News World
4 min 3 yrs

Homelessness Challenging Florida’s Post-9/11 Veterans

“Every conversation around me, people were saying, ‘This is real. This is real.’ And then I see the news caption, ‘America Under Attack,'” Michael Desir remembered. Three post-9/11 Veterans offer an intimate perspective on the people behind the numbers.

News Research
Justin Miller at wedding of Alissa Harrington
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‘There is hope and meaning moving forward’: Sister becomes advocate after brother’s suicide at VA

In the 18 months since her younger brother killed himself in the parking lot of a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital, Alissa Harrington has joined a support network, passed the bar exam, become an advocate for veteran suicide prevention and continued to share his story.

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woman contemplates the water
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Memorial Day Challenge

A Memorial Day challenge to “make their courage, our courage … their commitment, our commitment.”

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Camille Eisenmann
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Broward County Homeless Veterans Find Hope, Help, Healing

Camille Eisenmann helped distribute more than $4.3 million in emergency assistance for homeless and at-risk Veteran families in Miami-Dade and Broward counties.

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Eddie Miller in Miami, 2013.
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Veteran Overcomes Loss, Finds His Direction Home

After 20 years in the Army, former First Sgt. Eddie Miller was in and out of addiction, homeless on the streets of Miami.

Housing Military and Veterans News Nonprofit
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PAIRS skills training made them their own best relationship coaches

Unlike many popular self-help and motivational training programs, PAIRS isn’t about the presenter; it’s about the participant.

American Life Education Inside a Marriage and Relationship Education Class Lifestyle & Leisure Marriage Education Military and Veterans News
7 min 4 yrs

Empathy in the Workplace

In the workplace, empathy is a crucial skill for both organization leaders and mental health professionals.

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4 min 4 yrs

Billie Eilish has a superpower, and it’s not her voice

Billie Eilish, billion stream pop star, has a superpower, and it’s not her voice.

American Life Entertainment Lifestyle & Leisure Music News
5 min 4 yrs

Virtual Training Aims to Make Whole Health More Accessible to Military Families

The whole health approach is improving outcomes for Veterans. Online experiential learning, such as a recent Warrior to Soul Mate training, is helping make programs and services more accessible to military families nationwide.

American Life Education Marriage Education Medicine Military and Veterans News PAIRS Training Technology
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Bernard Guerney, 89, Giant of Psychotherapy

Dr. Bernard Guerney was one of the giants of 20th century psychotherapy. He died Saturday from complications of cancer.

American Life Marriage Education News
Lori Heyman Gordon with her beloved Morri
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PAIRS Creator Lori Gordon, 90

Lori Heyman Gordon, 90, created the PAIRS program to help marriages and families worldwide. She died Thursday, March 21, 2019, at her home in Bethesda, MD.

American Life Marriage Education News Nonprofit PAIRS Foundation
2 min 6 yrs

U.S. Sailor takes top prize in fight for marriage, family

A Navyman stationed in Okinawa won first place in an international contest for his active commitment to marriage and family through deployment.

American Life Military and Veterans News Relationships
5 min 7 yrs

It’s Time to Tell the Truth about Love

It’s not love we can honestly promise when we unite our lives. How can we promise a feeling that naturally waxes and wanes through the transitions and passages of our lives?

American Life Inside a Marriage and Relationship Education Class Marriage Education News PAIRS Foundation
4 min 7 yrs

Fewer celebrity break-ups, but still challenges for America’s marriages

There were fewer high profile celebrity divorces in 2015, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t lots of couples who were celebrating together a year ago who won’t be in each other’s arms or watching Anderson Cooper, Kathy Griffin or Donald Trump ring in the new year tonight.

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