Tag Archives | communication

Psychologist Dr. Karen Caraballo – "I’m Upset That My Daughter Is Calling Her Father’s Fiancé ‘Mami’"

QUESTION: I have a 2-year-old-daughter. Her father and I have been separated for almost 2 years. He has a girlfriend that he has been living with during this time period. Well, recently my daughter came to me saying that her father’s girlfriend was her “Mami”, something she never did before. I went to her father […]

Psychologist Dr. Angelica Perez – "How Can I Tell My Boyfriend Who's 23 Years Older Than Me That I Want Kids?"

QUESTION: I have a boyfriend who is 23 years older than me and he has 2 kids from a previous relationship. How do I tell him that I want kids, too? I mean I never talk about wanting kids but now I do and I don’t know how to bring up the subject. I really […]

"Abstinence Or Education?" (Claudia's Blog)

So this week I found out that my good friend’s daughter is pregnant. She is 17-years-old. This hits home for me because I was a teen mom, and so was this friend, and our daughters are the same age (actually they are only 10 days apart.) I am very close to them and I feel […]

"No Communication" (Patrisia's Blog)

Hey my Solas. It’s a pleasure to be with you guys once again… Well here I am, sitting in the parking lot of a coffee shop, feeling super sleepy. As you guys know I recently moved into a gorgeous house with a huge yard, and all has been going really well. There’s just one problem […]

“Suicide (Unthinkable)” (Crystal M’s Blog)

A lot of times on the news you hear terrible things, like people killing each other or someone taking their own life. Both situations are usually the result of people not respecting each other. As Latinas we are talked about for the way we speak, dress and even the food we may eat. We are […]

Psychologist Dr. Diana Gonzalez – “How Can I Tell My Boyfriend Who Is 23 Years Older Than Me That I Want Kids?”

QUESTION: I’m 23 and my boyfriend is 46. He has two kids from a previous relationship. How do I tell him that I want kids, too? I mean, I never talk about wanting kids but now I do and I don’t know how to bring up the subject. I really don’t know if he even […]