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How to Raise a Gentle Man

Sarah Chana Radcliffe M. ED., C. PSYCH.

We’ve all heard of divorces occurring due to abuse. But who are these abusers and how did they become such awful husbands? Can you ensure that your own son will not be abusive one day? Learn the strategies needed to raise gentle men.

 

Flares in the Night

Batya Burd

Many of you know my story — it was all over the press in October. But I’d like to tell the story that wasn’t reported, the tale of my inner horizon. The nuances shift and change with the months, but the story line is ever-present, and I’d like to share it with you.

 

Beneath the Rubbish

Rhona Lewis

Something heavy clunked onto the floor behind Tami, followed by a metallic tinkle. Tami squeezed one last squiggle of pink frosting on a cookie and turned slowly. “Hi, Tami!” Betzalel said, ducking slightly so that his hat wouldn’t knock the top of the doorway. “Can you believe someone actually left this fan by the garbage? I’ll check the plug and the fuse. I’ll have it working beautifully by the end of the evening.”

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The Business Trip
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Death and Taxes
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Perspective Shift
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Mission with Ambition
Faigy Peritzman The way you see her is what she will become
Drop the Nagging
Sarah Chana Radcliffe You can gain cooperation, but not by nagging
Trying Our Patience
Rebbetzin Aviva Feiner Savlanus isn’t just patience, it’s endurance
Redeeming Factor
Shoshana Itzkowitz “When was the last time we ate a meal behind the dryer?”