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Counselors cannot take your guns

A lot of misunderstanding (and misinformation) has trickled into mainstream conversations from not-so-mainstream corners of the internet lately and I hope to dispel some of that here. As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Nevada and a National Certified...

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No Dr Jekyl and Mr Hyde

When you think of bipolar, you probably do not think of someone who has their Master’s degree and two additional certifications. You probably do not think of someone who has a successful career or is a mother of four. You probably assume a person with bipolar looks...

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The Unexpected Fight

The Unexpected Fight

Duncan - February 2019Want to see a smile light up a room? Take my 16 year-old son out to the range. Who doesn’t smile after shooting your shotgun but the smile expands and shines when you’ve got a great group. Days at the range with my son are the dreams of every...

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Almost Two Years

My father was a Vietnam Vet. 82nd Airborne U.S. Army. He came back and had an alcohol and drug addiction. Numerous VA hospitals later, he sobered up. He spent all of my life clean and sober. He worked hard, was well-educated, and had many accomplishments. On March...

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Red Flag Laws

Submitted anonymously: I personally am a gun owner and strong advocate of the 2A. I also conceal carry on a daily basis. When "red flag laws" started to pop up in different states I was a bit skeptical at first, until an issue came up where my brothers and I had to...

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My experience with PTSD

I was not formerly diagnosed with PTSD till 2005 by the VA. Yet the experience causing it had happened back in 1989. I was a 20 year old airman stationed in Japan and we were tdy on our way to Clark AB , Philippines when we were told to lay down in the bed of the...

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Fears from a Special Operations Veteran

Fears from a Special Operations Veteran

Increasing demand from our country’s leaders, to rely more heavily upon soldiers of Special Operations in our ongoing fight against terrorism worldwide has taken its toll among the ranks. Rapid deployments to some of the most hostile areas around the globe for almost...

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