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Dr. Zoe’s idea of “me time” is taking a nap during Yoga class. She is a homeschooling mom of 5, a wife, a licensed psychotherapist, a blogger, and a relationship expert who loves doling out spot-on advice with an empathic voice. She recently jumped out of a perfectly good plane just for the experience. She contributes to The Grit and Grace Project because she embodies them both as a mom, professional, and an all-around steel magnolia type of woman. Dr. Zoe is available for life and/or relationship coaching, and you can connect with her at www.drzoeshaw.com.

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'Loving Wife' Asked: How do you get past a betrayal in your marriage? Dr. Zoe Answered: You didn’t specify what type of betrayal this is, so I’m

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'Honestly Unable' Asked: Dear Dr. Zoe: I fell in love with someone as a very young girl. Truly in love. My mother interfered and separated

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'In Waiting' Asked: As my husband and I dive deep into our 6th year of infertility we continue to struggle with an insensitive, narcissistic mother/mother-in-law.

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'Meg' Asked: There has been a mixture of all kinds of hurt in a long term dating relationship and trying to extend grace and to

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'Just Thinking' Asked: How do you analyze past relationships in which you’ve been hurt a lot, but analyze them to see if you actually had

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'Hoping to get Healthy' Asked: Lately, I've come to terms with the fact that I struggle with codependency. I still have some shame associated with

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'Taylor' Asked: How do you make friends as an adult? Dr. Zoe Answered: No one tells us that it's so much harder to make friends as an

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'Blessed at the Beach' Asked: I have been in counseling for postpartum depression and anxiety for about 9 months. I see myself making improvements in

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'Puzzled' Asked: I've become increasingly unhappy in my workplace (but not my position) due to a seriously unkind and hostile coworker. I've been pondering whether

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'Betrayed' Asked: I found out last year my husband of 25 years had been having an affair. He was a pastor when we first got

How-to-Teach-Your-Child-Not-to-Hold-Prejudices

Why does it feel so uncomfortable to talk about race and racism in this country? Deep down in our gut, we know that something

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'Minny Mama' Asked: I have two friends in my mom group that are bickering/gossiping about each other to another friend in our group. I don’t

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'Alissa' Asked: After 5 years of staying home with my babies (now 5 and 2), I find myself constantly struggling between continuing to stay home

If you haven't met her yet or had the opportunity to read her spot on advice, well, we think it's a must-do for 2019.

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'Want a Promotion' Asked: One of my goals for 2019 is to get a promotion. What’s the number one thing I can do to get

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'Starting Over' Asked: After several years I realized I had surrendered myself to a man who was not committed to me. We never married, we

A Little Encouragement When Motherhood is Disappointing

Wait. Is this taboo? Can I talk about when this joyous thing called parenting is disappointing? Whether you have a newborn who is screaming

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'Needing Girl Time' Asked: I want to make more time for friendships this year but I feel guilty leaving my husband and kids to do

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'Leaving the Past Behind' Asked: Last year was emotionally draining and I’m afraid I will all the same "carry the stress, anxiety and tension" into

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What-to-Do-When-He-Didn’t-Propose-But-Should-Have

To the girl who didn’t get the engagement you were expecting, this is what you need to do to finally get a commitment

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'Sexless in Seattle' Asked: Dear Dr. Zoe, For most of my adult life I’ve struggled with not being interested in sex. I’m not a victim of

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'Sleepless Beauty' Asked: I have suffered from fear at night my whole life. I love sleeping, but falling asleep is the worst part for me.

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