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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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'Jill' Asked: I have recently quit a job that I was very good at but I was working 90+ hours per week and living away

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"My Husband Wants a Divorce" Asked: My husband asked me for a divorce. I don't want one. I left the home, but I feel like

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'Stepmom Wanting to Do the Best for Her Crew' Asked: I find, like most siblings, that in a family that has children from two households,

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'Deb' Asked: As I listened to Julie Graham’s story, I look back at how I prayed for her as she walked through Paul’s death. Little

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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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'Balancing Busy Mama' Asked: I'm a single mom who works nearly full-time. I love my son, and I love my work, but sometimes it feels

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'Carol' Asked: I burned out and am changing careers mid-life. How can I assess my personality and joys to find a fulfilling new path? Dr. Zoe

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'Faith Over Fear' Asked: I have been asked by several of my girlfriends who have watched me struggle, and somehow survive, “How do you deal

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'Potential Worry-Wart' Asked:  What is "normal" anxiety and what crosses over into clinical? In my mid-20s, I experienced panic attacks and a couple years of moderate

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'Mama Llama' Asked: My 12-year-old male middle child gets very angry. He is belligerent and moody and verbally unkind to his immediate family. What are

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‘Rudderless After A Relationship’ Asked: I have been in a long term relationship with my fiance'. He proved himself unable to commit and now I

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‘Troubled Wife’ Asked: I continue to have heated exchanges with my spouse. I am finally realizing that it’s about a lack of trust. Dr. Zoe,

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'Curious' Asked: I grew up as a missionary kid and was abused by my missionary father. Emotional, spiritual, physical. Every girl friend of mine had

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So your man is a pretty wonderful guy. Things are going so well. You might have even married him. What in the world could

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‘Stuck in the Middle’ Asked: I have four children from a previous marriage and I recently got married to a wonderful man with no children.

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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

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'Alexis' Asked: How do you love your foster child’s parents well even when you feel like they aren’t trying? Dr. Zoe Answered: When I am struggling with

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'Running Turtle' Asked: My marriage broke up about 7 months ago. In the last few days, we’ve been seriously discussing divorce. I’ve been grieving the

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‘Motivated Mama’ Asked: School is just about to start here in our neck of the woods. My anxiety level is slowly growing each day because

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'Frazzled Florida Friend' Asked: Friends come and go and we all know that, but, how do I know when it's time for me to let

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'Mom of Three Boys' Asked: As a mom with three boys (12-year-old twins, 9-year-old), how do I deal with the tween separation that boys do

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Are you that mom who would rather stick an icepick through your eye than talk to your teen daughter about sex (seriously, it doesn’t