Monthly Archives: July 2014

5 Reasons Why Keeping Family Secrets Could Be Harmful

Keeping secrets has a time and a place, but not forever, and not when the secrets destroy relationships.

From Torn 2 Pieces 2 Peace

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“[T]raumatic, painful, or life-changing secrets potentially can damage an entire family’s mental health and well-being for some time. So should you keep your family’s secrets?”

Teen Health Tip: Consider Sharing Your Secrets

5 Reasons Why Keeping Family Secrets Could Be Harmful | World of Psychology.

What do you think? Do you think the author’s of these articles understand what kind of secrets teens have and why they feel they can’t tell the truth?

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Judge’s official position

Illinois Child Representatives and GALs

Protest outside Daley Center Courthouse, Chicago 8-12-11, Regarding Injustices in Family Court & Probate Court, See: http://ilgovabuse.com Protest outside Daley Center Courthouse, Chicago 8-12-11, Regarding Injustices in Family Court & Probate Court, See: http://ilgovabuse.com

The following are comments from Judge Dickler, Presiding Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County Domestic Relations Division at a meeting of the Illinois State Bar Association Family Law Division on June 11th, 2012, in regards to court-appointed child representatives (CRs) and guardian ad litems (GALs)

[Address of Daley Center = 50 West Washington, Chicago, IL  60602]

Dickler, Grace G. Presiding Judge

Domestic Relations,

Daley Center Rm.1901-A

312 603-6556

No job is more important in our division than ensuring that the children of divorce are protected. (In reference to CRs/GALs.)

The Committee is also reviewing … whether we have a responsibility and whether a procedure should exist for removing inappropriate child representatives from the list.

Now for comments from a lawyer actually dedicated to protecting children

I cannot even believe that they have to determine…

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