Jennifer Jaeger

Vulnerability

What a beautiful thing it is to feel as if it’s ok to be open and honest with another human being. While this exposure of our thoughts and feelings is difficult for many; it can also be freeing and life changing. How do I know this? Because after 45 years…...

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4 Mental Health Issues That Are More Common In Women

Some 1 in 5 American adults will experience a mental illness during his or her lifetime, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, but men and women are prone to different disorders. In a study published in the American Psychological Association’s Journal of Abnormal Psychology, researchers found that men…...

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Surviving Domestic Violence

ESCAPE THE EVERYDAY DANGERS OF AN ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIP “Please help my mommy!” screamed a little girl of about four. She was standing inside the front door of a large home, and I was standing outside. I was a police officer and had responded to a reported disturbance. Panicked, the girl…...

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What Young Women Need to Know About Alcoholism

“Alcohol use disorder” is on the rise among young women. Experts explain why. From brunch get-togethers to first dates to holiday parties, it’s undeniable that alcohol plays a central role in our social lives. And although many of us know the health benefits of drinking less (Ed Sheeran lost 50…...

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How to survive a divorce: find acceptance after falling apart

Amid the pain of a failed marriage, it is impossible to forgive your former partner. But it is possible to come to terms with the split – by admitting you have lost We were together for 13 years. Some days it feels like I didn’t exist until the day we…...

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