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Debra Alper to Appear on “Advancing All Women” Podcast!

Check out this week's episode of "Advancing ALL Women" with Sarah Alter and special guest Debra Alper. Click here for more details....

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Learning how to Swim in the Deep Waters of a Relationship

Finding a new relationship after a divorce or a break-up is often a wonderful addition to our lives. But, in starting any new relationship, there are inevitable deep waters that we encounter and there are commo...

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Chicago Tribune Interview: Beware of Dirty John

Debra Alper was recently interviewed by the Chicago Tribune on her experience with clients who are in a relationship with a "gaslighter". You can read the article here: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/c...

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Dating After Divorce: Advice, Tips, and Why This Is An Exciting Time!

Jackie Pilossoph, Divorced Girl Smiling, shared this great article about dating after divorce. https://www.divorcedgirlsmiling.com/dating-after-divorce-advice-tips-and-why-this-is-an-exciting-time/ Dat...

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What is relationship cycling? Plus, how to avoid it

Debra Alper interview by Jackie Pilossoph / Oct. 9, 2018 / 11:48 AM CDT / Source: TODAY   Love. Disappoint. Fight. Break up. Miss each other. Get back together. Repeat. Those are the ba...

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Am I Really Enough?

I had dinner the other night with a friend whom I have admired and known for many years. She is divorced, with a new boyfriend for the last 10 years or so, and is quite content in her life. She shocked me when ...

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The Power of Love

What is it about finding and keeping love that seems so elusive for some of us? You hear about the divorce rate being at an all-time high- especially for people over 50 who are becoming empty nesters and losing...

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How to “Win” in Your Relationship Without Ever “Winning” an Argument

People like to feel that they are “right”.  How many times have you felt that your partner wasn’t listening, or just didn’t get your point of view. This feeling of not being heard, and you feeling that...

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Overcoming Loss, Pain and Disappointment in Our Lives

Life sometimes is just not fair.  You can be doing everything right, and get dealt an unfair blow. You get sick, your partner leaves you, you lose your job because the company is going out of business, or bein...

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Be the Change You Are So Desiring in Your Partner

It is easy to tell our partners the many ways in which they are not getting it right. It’s easy to point out their faults and to bemoan the fact that if only they could do (fill in the blank), life would feel...

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