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Verbal abuse at home is affecting my granddaughter’s self esteem.

I have a 16-year-old granddaughter, her father is not happy in the marital relationship, and therefore without meaning to, is verbally abusing the daughter.  It is obvious that the father is hurting terribly inside.  The verbal abuse is harming my … Continue reading

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Should we tell our cousins that the man who raised them was not their biological father?

I have two cousins that are in their late 50’s and early 60’s. Their mother, my aunt, just passed away. Neither knows that they were artificially inseminated babies and that their father, who has been dead for 12 years, was … Continue reading

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Is this baby at risk of sexual abuse from the father?

A young relative of ours has an infant child. She has been estranged from the father of the baby since shortly after the baby’s birth. She has some concerns about this man’s behaviour while around the baby. When he has … Continue reading

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Can a father’s intoxication at the time of conception affect the baby?

Is there a risk of a child having mental disorders if the father was intoxicated at the time of conception? One time intoxication (I am going to assume alcohol) at the time of sex by the father may not result … Continue reading

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Is tickling a cause for concern?

My son is a wonderful father to two preschool girls. He is devoted to them. My concern is that he often wrestles with them and tickles them. He blows on their stomachs with his lips and makes them laugh. They … Continue reading

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How can I prepare my son for a potential separation from his father?

I have a five-year-old son who is very attached to his father. What are some of the consequences if he is separated from his father? When his dad goes to work he asks after him even though he knows what … Continue reading

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Our three-year-old daughter refuses to listen to her father.

We have an almost three-year-old daughter who refuses to listen to my husband. Regardless of his tone/actions or the consequences he sets, she refuses to stay within the boundaries set in place (which are the same boundaries for each parent … Continue reading

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