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Healthy Relationships

Relationships make our world go around. Whether it is a relationship with a coworker, a best friend, a spouse, or a boyfriend (girlfriend), there are many expectations placed on relationships. Let’s look at what makes a healthy relationship. A healthy relationship depends on trust, honesty, and communication. These three things go hand-in-hand. You can’t really […]

Debunking Society’s Myths About Pregnancy

So, the test is positive. You are pregnant. Because it was unintended, you may have a lot of emotions running through your head making your decision even harder. Added to that may be preconceived myths about being pregnant which make this time even more stressful. But remember, they are just that – myths. Here are […]

How to Help Your Friend Through Unintended Pregnancy

You just found out that your friend is pregnant, it was very unexpected and she is struggling with what to do. You may be feeling a lot of different emotions: relief, perhaps, that it’s not you; concerned, because she is in school or just landed that perfect job; or worry, because you care about her. […]

Responding to Unwanted Sexual Advances

Many of us have experienced an unwanted touch or comment, but have we taken the time to prepare ourselves against such advances? Is that even necessary? The #METOO campaign that recently swept our nation speaks volumes of just how prevalent it is. Companies have setup more and more policies about it in the workplace, but […]

Coping After An Adoption

At AVA Care we understand that the process of adoption does not end on adoption day. “That day”, for many, may be just the beginning of a journey towards coming to terms with and accepting your decision. The journey to that place of acceptance may be filled with a roller coaster of emotions, but it […]

Coping After An Abortion

The feelings you face after an abortion can be overwhelming. Feelings you may experience can range from relief, sadness, guilt, and even anger. Sometimes overcoming these feelings can be a struggle, but there is hope. We are here to offer you help. It may not be an easy journey, but by taking some active steps […]