Archive | Helping Others

My Boyfriend’s An Addict

Question: Dear Luise: I have been living with my boyfriend for some time. I really love him and he loves me. I knew when we got together that he had a problem with drugs and alcohol, but we were sure that he could get past it with my support. He wants to, but his promises […]

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I Don’t Work Well With Others

Question: Dear Luise: I have a very hard time letting people help me. I also don’t often think to offer to help others with tasks they are involved in. For many people this seems so natural. I feel I am lacking in some way. Lou Answer: Dear Lou: Good for you for noticing your discomfort […]

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Making a Difference

Question: Dear Luise: I would like to take a more affirmative stance regarding creating peace on the planet. How can I find a way to make myself more useful and feel a greater sense of purpose? I’m a clinical therapist and in my practice I reach a small number of people. However, I feel that […]

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