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  Abandonment Issues
Abandonment Issues Require Extremely Hard Work (**NEW)
Observations Of Love, Passion And Obsession
Long Line Of Pain
A Sign In The Front Yard
Mini-bites From Mark Smith's New E-book On Abandonment
You Will Need Help For Out Of Control Jealousy Reactions
If I Suffer From Abandonment Issues, Which Book On Abandonment Issues Should I Buy? (**NEW)
A Recovery Love Story
Managing Abandonment Issues – 7 Effective Steps In Taming The Fire Breathing Dragon (**NEW)
Valentine's Day Hurts For Abandoned Spouses!
Healing The Wounds Of Father Abandonment
You Know You're Crazy, Right?
Abandonment Issues Expose Your Needy, Sad Little Kid Core
Managing Abandonment Issues – Effective Steps 3 Through 7 In Taming The Fire Breathing Dragon
Managing Abandonment Issues Through Recovery (a Sample From Mark Smith's New Book On Abandonment) (**NEW)
Abandon Mom Poem
Broken Man Abandonment
borderline Personality Disorder
Chapter 6 Of Managing Abandonment Issues Through Recovery (**NEW)
Holiday Marital Nightmare Ended Well
Green Eyed Jealousy Can Haunt Relationships
Healthy Fathers Are Rare Indeed
Acting Badly In Marriage
Abandonment Sufferers Dangerously Ping Like Hearted Souls (**NEW)
Voracious Emotionally Abandoned People Lack Sexual Boundaries
I Am A Little Crazy, And If The Truth Be Known, So Are You!
Healing The Wounds Of Father Loss
Borderline Personality Disorder Is Serious But Treatable
If You Find Your Passion, You'll Find Your People
The Most Infamous Case Of Abandonment Issues Ever!
Hurt People Hurt People
Everyone Has Some Shame And Abandonment Issues
Do Ugly Jealousy Issues Haunt Your Relationship?
The Solitary Man Is A Sad Man
The Most Difficult Issue To Work On: Abandonment!
Nightmarish Irrational Jealousies Anyone?
Abandonment - The Most Difficult Issue To Work On
Managing Abandonment Issues – The First 2 Effective Steps In Taming The Fire Breathing Dragon
Forgiveness Makes Relationship Possible
Distant Dads Cause Major Abandonment Issues
The Legacy Of Father Loss - Abandonment Issues
Marital Wounds
marital Nightmares
  About Marriage Counseling
Can This Marriage Be Saved?
Pretty Hurts (**NEW)
Marital Pain Is The Road To Individual Healing
Memories From Childhood Can Connect Us To Who We Are And What We Need
Learn From The Pain In Your Marriage
Divorce Destroyer
Mark Smith's 66 Page Illustrated Pdf E-book 'the Basics For A Healthy Life And Marriage'
Some Couples Do Live Happily Ever After Therapy
Many Times It Is The Husband Who Withholds Sex
Listen For The Hurt Underneath Your Spouse's Anger
A Lack Of (marital) Happiness (**NEW)
Keep Calm - Its Football Sunday (**NEW)
Hang In There And Work On Your Marriage
The Couple That Plays Together Stays Together
Your Spouse Is In Your Life To Hurt/help You
Top Ten Reasons You Should Choose Family Tree Counseling
How You Can Re-build Your Marriage
At This Point Your Marriage Is Supposed To Be Miserable!
Me And My Sparrow
Want To Save Your Marriage?
Victims No Longer!
Fellas, You Can't Have A Good Marriage Without Being Emotional
Get Outside For Some Quality Time With Your Honey
Falling In Love Is A Dangerous Thing To Do
What Marriage Is, What Marriage Is Not
Marriage Actually Is: Purgatory!
Let Us Rock Your Marriage To Its Core! (**NEW)
Your Marital Problems Are Actually A Gift
A Man's Best 'possession' Is A Sympathetic Wife
How To Make The Whole Therapy Thing Work For You
marriage Is Not What You Think It Is
What You Should Know Before Receiving Marriage Counseling
There Are No Victims In Life Or Marriage
Marriages Are Ticking Time Bombs
Why You Should Not Give Up Hope In Your Marriage
The Healing Of A Marriage
Why Separation Might Be The One Thing That Could Actually Save Your Marriage
Healing The Wounds Of An Affair
The Secret Mind Blowing Actual Purpose Of Marriage
Locating A Great Marital Therapist (**NEW)
What You Need To Know Before You Give Up On Your Relationship
You Married The Worst Parts Of Your Parents!
Marital Pain Is All Good If You Learn From It
What Is The Prognosis For Your Marriage?
The Key To Marital Survival
What's So Bad About Feeling So Good?- The Problem With Enmeshment
Building A Healthy Marriage After The Honeymoon Is Over
Being Married Is Like Boiling In A Pot Of Spicy Chili (**NEW)
You Can Rebuild Your Marriage After An Affair
The Immutable Law Of Love And Marriage
Healthy Neediness - The Life-blood Of A Fulfilling Marriage
  Affair Related Issues
Expressing Marital Appreciation Can Prevent Affairs
Rebuilding After The Affair
The Miserable Death Of Innocence
Why Good People Have Affairs
An Affair Absolutely Does Not Have To End Your Marriage
The Bone Crushing Pain Of Affairs
Anyone Can Fall Into A Destructive Affair
The Secret To Recovering From An Affair
There Are No Victims - Even With Infidelity
Cheating Is Cheating
  Codependency/Counterdependency
How To Get Heard By Your Husband
Just A Flower In His Lapel (**NEW)
codependency (**NEW)
Do You Know A Man Who Could Use A Good Punch In The Mouth?
narcissism – Counterdependency’s Big Brother
Everyone Gets A Black Eye...eventually
Reader Frustrated Blurred Boundaries
Mad Men's Don Draper - The Classic Counterdependent Wounded Hero
The Eight 'flavors' Of Codependency/counterdependency
A Fraudulent Life
Relationship Addiction As A Serious And Destructive Disease
The Upside Of Anger
Codependency – A Serious Disease Of Lost, Confused, Undeveloped And Other-centered Selves (**NEW)
Counterdependence Is A Manly Kind Of Dysfunction
Narcissistic Personality Disorder
When Will Your Needs Finally Be Met? (**NEW)
Reader Needs To Cut Momma's Apron Strings
A Fraudulent Wife (**NEW)
  Mark Smith's 'Relationship Jazz' Blog Posts
Our False Selves Masquerade As The Real Deal
Blow Up Doll Marriage (**NEW)
An Affair Does Not Have To End Your Marriage
Welcome To Relationship Jazz - New Weekly Noblesville Daily Times Column
Sweet Marital Empathy - Loving Your Spouse's Wounded Inner Child
You Are Responsible For How Well You Are Loved
Your Marriage Is Going To Blow Up! (**NEW)
Reader Confirms That We Marry Our Issues
The Girl Who...battles Sexual Addiction
Stay Married
Why Most Men Don't Get It
r E S P E C T !
Download Mark Smith's New 65 Page Free Illustrated Pdf File E-book Startling Insight Into The Healing Powers Of Marriage Released October 16, 2010.
The Monsters In You (**NEW)
Compass Jumper
Relationship Jazz
You Have To Fight For Happiness! (**NEW)
Poetry That Will Cut Your Heart
You Know You Are Broken Like The Rest Of Us...right?
Stick It! (**NEW)
The Truth About You
Crazy Love
That Good Day
Visits From The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
You Are Nobody's Victim
Surrender Your Weapons!
The Gift Of Divorce
You Need To Earn Personal And Marital Redemption
Welcome To Relationship Jazz (**NEW)
Tiger's Situation Is Extremely Common
Out Of Sync (**NEW)
You Had Better Limp Down The Aisle! (**NEW)
No More Mr. Nice Guy!
There Are No Victims In Relationships
Effective Therapy Is About Truth!
Serendipitous Goodies (**NEW)
Find Your Self
We Bring Out The Evil In Each Other
What You Should Know Before Receiving Marriage Counseling Services In Indianapolis (**NEW)
Where Does Accountability Begin With Adults Wounded As Children?
Super Passions (**NEW)
Writer/therapist Comes Out Of The Closet (not That Closet)
Tiger's Divorce Didn't Need To Happen!
Download Mark Smith's E-book Just Released Today 'the Secret To Healing Your Marriage After An Affair' At Familytreecounseling.com
Dysfunction Is Normal
The Definitive Meaning Of Romantic Love
Alcohol Addiction Destroys (the Real) Jerry Mcguire
What Killed Junior Seau? (**NEW)
The Death Of A Marriage (**NEW)
One Good Word Is Bread For A Thousand
Control Is An Illusion, Especially During The Holidays! (**NEW)
Skull Crushing, Ego Destroying Brokenness Is All Good
Sickness Or Monstrous Evil? The Penn State Scandal (**NEW)
Go Get My Note Cards Right Now!
Blind Addictive Romantic Love Verses The Real Deal
The Truth About You Is Rooted In Your Family Tree
Small Blessings
The Wick On That Marital Fuse Was Lit 40 Years Ago! (**NEW)
The New Year Is The Time For New Vision
You Better Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself!
You Like Who You Like (even If You Don't Like It)
Sometimes It Lasts In Love But Sometimes It Hurts Instead (**NEW)
A Voice In The Night
Where Are You Men Of Courage? (**NEW)
He Who Wants A Rose Must Respect The Thorn.” Persian Proverb
Family Tree Counseling Power Point Presentation
Understanding The Meaning Of Love Can Save Your Marriage
Get Your Self Off The Clearance Rack!
Recovery For You Is Profound, Relevant And Life Changing
Pain Is Good!
Skillful Marital Therapy Will Get You Heard!
  Sexual Addiction
Sexual Addiction A Cultural Epidemic
Mark Smith's Sexual Addiction Debate On Channel 6
Sexual Addiction Is A Cultural Epidemic In Our Society
Addicts Are Restless, Discontented, ‘befogged’ People
Are You A Sex Addict?
Intimacy School
  Shame Issues
High Self Esteem And Healthy Self Care Are The Keys To Love
Defensiveness Or Shame Keeps Many Couples From Hearing Each Other
The Many Faces Of Shame
Healing The Shame That Blinds You (**NEW)
 Associate Information
The Family Tree Counseling Associates System
Mark E. Smith, Lcsw Noted Indianapolis Marriage Counselor
Our Homey Family Tree Office
 Borderline Personality Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder Criteria
 Client Testimonials
Client Testimonials
 Depression
Depression: What It Is And What To Do About It - Part 2
Depression Doesn't Always Seem To Have A Reason
Depression: What It Is And What To Do About It - Part 1
listen To Your Heart, Even If It Hurts
What Is It That Really Makes You Happy?
 Divorce Adjustment
There Is Life And Happiness After Divorce
Don't Be Discouraged About Your Divorce
divorce Is Dangerous (**NEW)
Divorce-a Mistake In Thinking
Parents Need To Set Boundaries With Divorcing Daughter
The Gift Of Divorce (**NEW)
The Dating Game Has Changed Quite A Bit In 30 Years
Common Myths About Divorce
Learn From The Pain Of Divorce
Separation Can Be A Jarring But A Healthy Choice
Joyful Rebirth From The Ashes Of Divorce (**NEW)
Your Journey Will Call For Courage And Heart
 Family Counseling
My Dad
My Momma Loved Me (like A Rock) (**NEW)
Are Family Gatherings Making You Crazy? (**NEW)
Puppy Love Is Good For The Whole Family
The Free Little Summer Vacation Memories Are The Best
The Near Impossible Task Of Blending A Family
 General Recovery Issues
Intervention
Healing Trust Damage (**NEW)
Men I Dare You To Learn The Truth About Yourself
Every Day Is A Crossroad
Letting Go Of An Addictive Behavior Will Set You Free
Reminiscing With Siblings Can Be Heart Warming And Funny!
Emotional Eating: It’s Not About Food!
‘recovery’ Is Understanding Your Issues Then Working Hard On Them
Where In The World Did You Come From?
Healthy Self-care
Suicide: A Loss Of All Hope
An Old Friend Grieves Over His Buddys Suicide
How Bad Do You Want Out Of Your Prison Cell?
Dysfunction Is Absolutely Normal
Our Paradigm - The Family Tree
Just About Everyone Could Use Some Therapy
we Are All Brain Damaged (**NEW)
Life Coach Will Inspire You With Her Story
Everyone Needs Therapy (just About)
Relationship Jazz - Spring Break
Reflections On Past Pain
mark Smith's New E-book For Men (& Their Wives) 'a Punch In The Mouth From A Friend' Released December 3, 2010!
Three Powerful Ways To Take Self Care Of Yourself
Couch Side Observations Of Love And Obsession
Another Trip Around The Sun (**NEW)
Put Lots Of Jelly Beans In Your Sweetheart’s Jar
Live The Gift Of Today With Passion And Clarity
Embraceyour Life’s Pain
Modern Day Romeo And Juliet
Everyone Has Lots Of Issues!
Hiding Pain (**NEW)
Let Go Of The People Who No Longer Want You
So, What Is It That You Need To Get Into Recovery For?
Love Hurts, Love Scars, Love Wounds And Marks
You Are 100% Responsible For Your Life Choices
Vacations Can Build The Very Best Family Memories
Your Dreams Are A Powerful Window To Your Soul
Reflections On My Upcoming 30th High School Reunion
Rescuing: The Invisible Addiction
Loneliness Is A Gift That Can Lead To Great Things
Your Dreams Can Be A Window To Your Soul
 Group Therapy
How Group Therapy Can Help Heal Your Marriage
 Holidays Issues
Have A Fun, Dysfunctional Holiday Season
Dysfunctional Holiday Fun
Processing Post Holiday Family Dysfunction
Healthy Holiday Tips - Indianapolis Star Interview
Have Some Dysfunctional Holiday Fun This Year
 Marital Survey
How Hot (or Not) Is Your Marriage?
How Is Your Marriage Doing - Really?
Time To Man Up, Fellas
How Healthy (or Not) Is Your Marriage? (marital Survey)
 Mid-Life Marital Issues
Your Marriage Might Be More Salvageable Than You Think
Turning 50 Can Be A Great And Wonderful Adventure!
Marriage Problems Are Growth And Healing Opportunities
Unhappy Wife Struggles With Her Next Step
Face Your Fear About New Beginnings
Marriage Should Actually Be Spelled ‘mirage’
Marriage Counseling That Kicks Butt! (**NEW)
Repairing Middle-aged Marriages Requires Commitment And Therapy
Men Under Construction
Marriage At Mid-life
Marriage Is A Dangerous Place
Mark Smith's Newest E-book 'startling Insights Into The Healing Powers Of Marriage' To Be Released Soon
Re-evaluating Your Career At Mid-life Can Be A Blast
Kiss, Kiss, Bang, Bang - 3 Marriages Saved This Week! (**NEW)
Miracle Marital Mission
Marriage Is The Great Teller Of Truth (**NEW)
Not A News Flash - Relationships Are Really Difficult!
In Marriage There Is No Failure, Only Feedback! (**NEW)
Hope And Trust Can Raise The Marital Dead
The Wall In A Marriage Can Be Cold And Tragic
Love Is Blind, Marriage Is The Eye Opener (**NEW)
 Movie Reviews
The King's Speech Mirrors Majestic Therapy
The Beaver
It's Complicated Movie Is Simply Delicious
Eat, Pray, Love Is An Odd And Enchanting Adventure Of Personal Growth
Two Thumbs Up For Little Miss Sunshine
Juicy Rationalizations
Fire Proof Movie Review
Crazy Heart Portrayed The Power Of Recovery
Revolutionary Road Exposes Marital Angst And Hopelessness
Love And Other Drugs Is A Heart Stirring Modern Love Story
Man Up Middle Age Men! (**NEW)
 Poetry
It Is Best To Cooperate With The Belt Sander Of Life
Loss Poem
Wudge
 Recommended Reading List
Money Pain
 Relationship Jazz Noblesville Daily Times Columns
86 Year Old Reader Is Stirred By Relationship Jazz
Creative Sparks Make Life Magical
 
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