DRINKING: Dancing with the Ghost of My Dead Father?

Alcohol as medication is a terrible idea. Covid drinking is a thing. But for me, the transformation of myself into a "drinker" has been an interesting progression. We laugh at…

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Gone Dark Again, and Again: Reanimating After a Quiet Period

We bend when the winds swirl around us. We agree to be together and to weather the storm. Covid, in some ways, gave me cover for my silence. Many of us "sensitive" people were struck mute by the ravages and fear of the virus as it closed windows, doors, and opportunities.

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Marriage Story Review: Reckoning with the Blowback

The parents in Marriage Story tried. And when the mom is unable to read the things she loves about her husband, we see her hot flash of realization as she leaves the mediation without engaging in the process.

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The Inner Life of Your Kid: Navigating Our Own Rainy Fridays

We're all walking down our own little hallways. We're all singing our inner songs. And we're probably all a bit distracted and unsure of exactly where we should go. We know the way to our homeroom. We may not be sure about how to navigate the rainy Fridays along the way.

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From Dating to Love: Either Show Up 100% of the Time, Or You’re Gone

I believe the quest for love is a spiritual journey. Either your deliberate and intentional about it, or you are just screwing around.

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What Kills Marriages? Top Five Fails According to a Divorce Attorney

It is only through constant micro-corrections that we can stay engaged, in love, and connected in your primary intimate relationship. We don't ever get a day off from being compassionate and thoughtful. And when you are well-attached to your lover it becomes easier to make choices that move towards their heart rather than away from their heart.

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How Men Carry the Emotional Load of Parenting Differently Than Women

I believe we cannot heal from our divorce/relationship trauma without getting back into the ring and giving it another go. Only IN RELATIONSHIP can we learn how to be healthy in a relationship.

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