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Sidestepping Power Struggles

Henchie Weinreb

At some point, nearly every parent will engage in a power struggle with their kids. Some feel these struggles have taken over their home. If you’re perpetually locked in confrontation with your children, here’s help.

 

Years Apart, Close at Heart

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

Most of us relate best to those around the same age and stage as we are. But once in a while, two individuals separated in age by decades develop a close relationship. These cross-generational friendships offer unique benefits — and challenges — on both sides.

 

Once around the Block

Tzipporah Wald

Though she’d scarcely set foot out of the house for the past month, there had been, baruch Hashem, phone calls, e-mails. “How’s it going?” her friend Binny had asked over the phone. “The mourning process, I mean. The grief work.” Malky had shrugged, though Binny couldn’t see her.

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