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HOW TO RAISE A SUCCESSFUL CHILD AS A SINGLE PARENT

HOW TO RAISE A SUCCESSFUL CHILD AS A SINGLE PARENT
As we get into the political season yet again, the pundits take aim at single parents, blaming us for increased crime, drug abuse, incarceration, poor parenting, poverty, and pretty much everything else under the sun. As a single parent who raised a good, successful child, I get incensed just listening to the rhetoric. I am tired of the blame shifted to single moms for all of these ills. After all, it takes two to consummate a relationship and have a child. If there are single moms, there are single dads too. So why isn’t the turmoil seen as a joint responsibility instead of all the blam...

Bill Cosby: Why is the African-American Community Protecting Him?

Bill Cosby: Why is the African-American Community Protecting Him?
Bill Cosby and other fragmented African-American men are a sore topic these days. Black males in America have been demoralized throughout our history and, as a result, the black community has become protective of their image, character representation, and how we discuss them in public. Race discussions can be highly charged. We are hypersensitive because of the backlash associated with racism. Nobody wants to be perceived as a racist. There is also a troubling social double standard so whenever a minority male does something wrong, the reflection on the African-American community as a whole...

The Khloe Kardashian Dilemma: Forgive or Move On?

The Khloe Kardashian Dilemma: Forgive or Move On?
Photo Credit - US Magazine Reality versus Reality I am not a big reality show fan, but I have to admit it is brave to put your yourself and your life out there for the world to see, vulnerabilities and all. This makes it that much more interesting for me as I watch the current drama between Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian unfold. Will they give love another chance? Should they? (more…)

Should You Stay Married for the Sake of the Kids?

Should You Stay Married for the Sake of the Kids?
Relationships tend to be great in the beginning. Getting along is usually a lot easier when you first get together with someone. After all, there are less dynamics to deal with when you only have two people in a relationship. However, as relationships mature, more responsibilities are added and a couple becomes a family. This expands the number of challenges you have to face, changing the dynamics of the relationship. (more…)

Unlucky in Love?

Unlucky in Love?
Do you feel stuck, frustrated, Unlucky in Love? Do you feel stuck, frustrated, and at a loss when it comes to dating? Does it seem like you can never seem to find, then cultivate the right relationship for you? One that makes you happy, one that lasts? Don't despair. You've come to the right place. Welcome to www.relationshipinvestigator.com. I'm Elizabeth Overstreet and I am a relationship investigator. I'm here to help you on your journey to finding and maintaining a healthy, happy relationship. (more…)