In the beginning, it’s always great. You’re in love and on top of the world. You get married and/or move in together. You spend all your time together and there’s not one thing you would change about your partner. Life is good. But life carriers on: you have to work, maybe you have children together, […]
Sometimes it is not so simple or easy to eliminate toxic people from your life. Use my personal strategy for creating healthy boundaries.
I wrote this at a particularly low point in my life. I actually had totally forgot about it, as is often the case when things are going well. The memories and feelings I had buried so deep swept up to the surface so quickly and easily when I read it the other day.
Yeah, i said it. And you know it’s true. Men know it’s true. That’s how and why they can divide and conquer us so easily sometimes. Women can be our best friends and our best advocates in one breath, then takes us down and hurt us worse than any man ever could in the […]
In a few weeks, both of my boys, will be celebrating their birthdays. My oldest will be 25! (insert gasp at where all the time went) By the time I was his age, I was married, had him and lived in my own house. Wow, things sure are different for the younger generation now. And […]
My husband and I just celebrated our 7th wedding anniversary. We have a wonderful relationship but it has taken a lot of hard work and patience to achieve the level of contentment and symmetry we have now. The beginning of our relationship was fun but fast. I doubt either one of us had time to […]
I had been married for 16 years and had two children when I finally admitted to myself that my marriage was not working. We had grown apart. We had little in common and our visions of our future together had grown miles apart. We didn’t want the same things in life or from life any […]
Ok, I have to admit my bullshit meter is more sensitive than most. In the news, in print, from real life and especially on FaceBook, whenever I hear that ding go off in my brain, I go do my research and investigate whether a story is true or not. I’m just wired that way.