Dr. Jim A. Talley Ph. D
Relationship Resources Inc.
Marriage and Family Therapist
Marital Reconcilitaion, Step Families, Pre-Marital Counseling, Relationship Counseling,
Friendship, and Family Crisis. Speaking: Corporate lectures available from Dr. Talley
include "Protecting Your Family Life", "Electronic Time Management" and "Controlling
Romance in the Workplace". He offers four unique and innovative outreach seminars on
"Divorce Recovery", "Too Close Too Soon", "Single Parenting", and "Reconcilable
Differences". He also has a wide variety of other seminars on such topics as: "Crisis
Counseling", "Dynamic Nonprofit Corporate Management", "Moving To A One-Board
Organization in Your Church", "Developing Lay Leaders" and "Creative Outreach Programs
for Your Church". Dr. Talley is a registered trainer and seminar leader for the
Taylor-Johnson Temperament Analysis Test (T-JTA).
From Parents Magazine
This acrostic represents the five most
destructive words to the American family,
and the five most common words of
marital advice given by both professional
and lay counselors, both secular and
No Dating Commitment
"So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as
Lord, continue to live
in Him, rooted and built up in Him, strengthened
in the faith as you
were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness"
(Colossians 2:6-7, NIV).
I. Purpose: To provide a period of time in which
the single Christian can focus his/her time and
energy into establishing a more intimate and
meaningful relationship with Jesus Christ.
II. Who can benefit from this commitment?
A. The new Christian
B. One who is healing from a hurtful relationship
C. The recently separated, divorced or widowed
D. Any single who wants to focus his/her heart
and mind upon the person of Jesus Christ and
His plan for their lives.
The Five Stages of Grief
1. Denial and Isolation. At first, we tend to deny
the loss has taken place, and may withdraw
from our friends, family, co-workers, and social
contacts. This stage may last anywhere from a
few minutes to months, depending on each
individuals grieving style.
2. Anger. After the reality sets in you might
become very angry, even furious with your ex.
Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned or a man
rejected .Most of us , too, will become angry
with ourselves for even letting the event take
place, right up to the point of blaming ourself for
the entire breakup. We inevitably go through the
"if I only's" and the "I should have or shouldn't
have done this or that's"...
Declaring War On Divorce