The Will To Dominate

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The following article deals with a very important subject that we have touched on before but never discussed in detail—a child’s will to dominate. I chose this letter because it so clearly represents the many letters we receive. Though this mother has a good attitude and represents her responses as calm and controlled, she has failed to properly train. She is perplexed because her younger daughter is not so dominant. She feels there is something different about this one. All children occasionally manifest a will to dominate, but only a few are as intense as this child. Things can get… Read More
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Depression Grooving Research

Debi Pearl

Science has proven that there is no such thing as “can’t help it.” Mike and I knew all through these 50 years of counseling, but what could we say to someone who came to us for help? Call them a liar? Tell them they could help it if they’d just repent and turn to God? In most cases they were too entrenched behind the wall of inability and victimhood. Oh, the beauty of having a new weapon against this age old self-deception. Now we can say, “Let’s go get a scan of your brain. I’m paying.”

August 2018
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Teenagers Ask

Teenagers Ask…

Michael Pearl

I am struggling with my faith. I don’t understand why God takes kids and good people up to him at such a young age. I’ve written Christians

August 2016
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Calling All Teenagers

Calling All Teenagers

Rebekah Rising

Calling all teenagers…normal, healthy, smart, beautiful, talented, needed, wonderful…hey, I’m talking to you! Tandy was twelve years old when the first boy gave her “the look” that sent a thrill right down her backbone.

October 2015
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Go, and Sneer No More

Debi Pearl

How can a man truly love a woman who treats him with disdain and disapproval? The recipe for a good marriage doesn’t include a pinch of scorn.

October 2012
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Angry Children

Michael Pearl

When overcome with frustration, children can lash out in anger. Learn how to become your little ones’ advocate and example so that they might acquire the tools necessary to confidently face life’s difficulties.

April 2011
57 comments

Thankfulness

Shalom (Pearl) Brand

My husband is a mechanic, and in his line of work he meets all kinds of different people, because everybody needs their car worked on at one time or another. There are at least two kinds of people, the thankful and the unthankful.

June 2007
11 comments

Different Techniques to Control Parents

Michael Pearl

…Children (as well as adults) throw fits as a means of controlling the actions of others. Your daughter screams and runs away because it works in reducing the pain…

June 2003
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Fear of Bees

Michael Pearl

Dear Pearls,
Please Help. My 3-year-old has developed a fear of bees. One day a few flew close to her head and scared her. She was so scared that night that she would not go near her bed.

April 2002
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The Will To Dominate

Michael Pearl

The following article deals with a very important subject that we have touched on before but never discussed in detail—a child’s will to dominate. I chose this letter because it so clearly represents the many letters we receive.

August 2000
78 comments

One for the Money

Michael Pearl

When we travel, teaching seminars, Deb and I enjoy observing the many different families, each with it’s own unique personality.

January 1997
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