TEENS WITH PROBLEMS: Is My Child a Substance Abuser What are some of the signs to look for? CHANGE IN PERSONALITY - Your loving child turns mean. This can happen with the onset of puberty, but it is much worse when there is substance abuse going on. Do you feel like no matter what you say or do, you just can't win? Are you afraid or reluctant to confront your child due to violent outbursts or reactions from them when you attempt to inquire about any part of their lives? Just remember, when a kid is backed into a corner, he may have discovered that the best defense is an offense, and many teens, particularly boys, find that by coming back with loud yelling, they can be very intimidating to their mo...

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Dr. Gary Rosberg and his wife, Barbara, are familiar with the troubles that can plague a marriage. As marriage coaches who host a call-in radio show, the Rosbergs take calls every day from people who are experiencing marital problems. Regardless of what the problem is in the relationship, the Rosbergs said, the true issue is usually a matter of the heart. "The question may be: 'Why did my husband commit adultery?' 'Why does my wife pay more attention to the    kids than me?' 'Why is somebody using the internet    inappropriately?' 'Why does somebody hide money?' or 'Why has somebody given up on spiritual    intimacy in our marriage?'" ...

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All believers are in a war - a war with their adversary, the Devil (1 Pet. 5:8), and his evil spiritual forces which he dispatches and assigns to perpetrate his wickedness throughout the world. The scripture says that we "wrestle... against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places" (Eph. 6:12). We are well aware of the evil characteristics of Satan, that he "kills, steals, and destroys" (John 10:10). But beyond his routine harassments, temptations or hit-and-run attacks, the Devil's forces seek territory to establish long-term strongholds in which they may dominate and hold captive. Satanic forces search for people, cities, and nations...

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Question: "Should a Christian see a psychologist / psychiatrist?" Answer: Because of a few incidents recorded in the Scriptures dealing with symptoms that appear to be similar to present-day mental illnesses, many Christians assume that all psychological problems can be attributed to demons. However, there is no way for us to know if these people were mentally ill in our modern sense of the term, and whether or not that is even relevant. The problem is that there are wide varieties of psychological disorders, some of which are emotional and some of which are physical. A sinful lifestyle can be one cause of depression or anxiety. In this case, the person needs to confess their sins, repent from them, and get back on track ...

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