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How to spot (and address) Abuse in Relationships

Abuse is defined as the use of violence, disrespect, cruelty, hurt, or force against another person. Abuse in a relationship occurs when someone mistreats their partner in any of these ways. Abuse in a relationship can take many forms, including physical, sexual,...

The Many Emotional Benefits of Pet Ownership

Human-animal relationships are extremely strong and there's no denying that pets and mental health go hand-in-hand. According to a Harris poll from 2015, 95% of pet owners, regardless of their age, consider their animal to be a family member. Pets bring joy to...

“You’re a good man.”

“You’re a good man.” Feels good just reading it, doesn’t it?  Men of every generation and walk of life have wanted to hear those words and live up to them. But what do they really mean? When it comes to being a good man, the key word is “being”. “No man is an...

Looking For Ways to be a Better Husband?

There is no magic elixir or checklist that can turn any man into the ideal husband. That being said, there are always things that can be done to form a stronger bond with your partner. Three important aspects of a successful relationship Commitment Commitment...

The Calgary Counselling Centre’s Mission

Helping people thrive despite the challenges they face in life has been the mission of the Calgary Counselling Centre since 1962. While the Centre assists all people with various mental health issues, it also offers one of the very few services in the city that...

Don’t Avoid The Maintenance Your Body Needs

Death is scary as hell.

We’re all going to die one day, but chances are that not many of us are excited about it. Sometimes it’s easier to just hope for the best; sometimes it’s easier to not think about it at all.

As men, what do we do when we’re faced with something that’s hard to understand? What about when it’s hard to see how we can do anything about it?

The Caring Dads program was a lifesaver for Jeff

The group intervention program for men who have abused, neglected or exposed their children to domestic violence literally changed Jeff’s life. “I had general anger issues prior to it. I was looking for something to keep checking in weekly with somebody to just...