Category Archives: Dr. Harold Duncan

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A Word about “ALIVE!”

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A Word about “ALIVE!” “Breathe” is the theme of the 12th annual “ALIVE in the Metroplex,”  a conference for single adults, sponsored and hosted by the  Prestoncrest Church, 6022 Prestoncrest Lane, Dallas. It brings together single adults of all ages and life stages to  share time, worship, fellowship and build relationships. Breathe!  It seems so […]

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Safe Conversations Registration

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Safe Conversations Registration I hope every one of my clients (couples and individuals) will participate in this event.  That is how strongly I feel about it! It is our upcoming Safe Conversations workshop and is the result of a collaboration between Preston Place Counseling, Prestoncrest Church and Relationships First. There is no registration fee, and participants […]

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A Word for Counselors

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A Word for Counselors This “Word” is a departure from my usual offerings, but my colleague, Von Eaglin and I are very excited about our upcoming workshop, and I know that many of the subscribers to “A Word from Dr Harold Duncan” are counselors. So, if you are a counselor who is interested, or if […]

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A Word about DeWone

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A Word about DeWone We are very excited to introduce the newest therapist at Preston Place Counseling, DeWone Bennett. (Click image to go to DeWone’s web page) DeWone brings more that 10 years of experience in private practice and teaching to Preston Place Counseling. Because he is on several health insurance panels, he is able […]

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A Word about Save the Date

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A Word about Save the Date It’s that time again.   Time to learn or refresh your Safe Conversations communication skills! (Click for more information) Date and Time: Saturday, October 20, 8:30-3:30 Place:  Prestoncrest Church of Christ Fellowship Hall 6022 Prestoncrest Lane, Dallas, 75230 This program is the brainchild of Drs. Helen LaKelly Hunt and Harville […]

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A Word about Yogi

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A Word about Yogi “One of a kind” is a frequently-used term that is frequently used incorrectly.  Meaning, many of the people to whom the term is applied are not truly “one of a kind.” Yogi truly was! (Click on image for more information) Lawrence Peter “Yogi” Berra (May 12, 1925 – September 22, 2015) Some of us remember […]

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A Word about Routine (Boring) Behavior

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A Word about Routine (Boring) Behavior “So, Harold, what are you doing these days?” Alan was a friend I met at the Cooper Aerobics Center and had known for several years before he and his wife moved to California.  After living there for 5-6 years, they moved back, and he rejoined Cooper’s.   I responded to […]

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A Word about Self-Pity and Pain

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A Word about Self-Pity and Pain Today, I want to share an article by Michael Levin.  It was published January 27, 2018 on FoxNew.com   It was my first Boston Marathon, I was 46 years old, two miles from the top of Heartbreak Hill, and in one word, miserable. My left leg had locked up, […]

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A Word about Relationship Maintenance

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A Word about Relationship Maintenance You remember those days. I know you do, and so do I. The days when your relationship was new and fresh and exciting. The days when you could talk for hours, when you wanted to see each other all the time, and when you couldn’t keep your hands off each […]

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A Word about “Adulting”

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A Word about “Adulting” “Adulting is Hard”  I have mixed feelings about nouns being used as verbs, but I understand the sentiment.  I also enjoyed: In fact, any of us can accurately personalize the phrase. I can easily say, “Harolding is Hard.” So is “Daviding” and “Janing.” You get the point. Allow me three brief observations: […]

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