How Does True Love Unfold? The Early Harbingers of YES

Only through adventuring together, only through giving it a 100% shot and not holding back, are we capable of discovering a partner who is willing and capable of going there with us.

Continue ReadingHow Does True Love Unfold? The Early Harbingers of YES

Someday You Will Be Loved: Affirming Your Adventurous Heart

I am no longer willing to settle for anything less than 100% commitment, and 100% flexibility and willingness to grow and aspire together towards our joint AND individual goals.

Continue ReadingSomeday You Will Be Loved: Affirming Your Adventurous Heart

Kindness First: Holding On to Love and Letting Go of Expectations

Be together. Be kind. Consider your partner before making plans. And always give them the benefit of the doubt. We build trust by being trustful and trustworthy. Kindness is the core skill in showing your affection and care for another person.

Continue ReadingKindness First: Holding On to Love and Letting Go of Expectations

A New Language of Sex: Embarking on the Learning Together

In this moment, I am complete. I have kissed, I have snuggled, I have had a cup of coffee and I am comfortably writing about my love while my love sleeps in my bed. This is a perfect moment.

Continue ReadingA New Language of Sex: Embarking on the Learning Together

What We Know About Healing Trauma and Our Innate Ability to Thrive

You can start on your own. Write about your early childhood traumas. What are the things that hurt you? What things happened with no adult around to give you safety and comfort? Today, your writing and speaking can re-experience this event with a new more holistic experience.

Continue ReadingWhat We Know About Healing Trauma and Our Innate Ability to Thrive

Orbiting a Dying Star: My Father the Alcoholic

As I continue my quest to be a healthier and happier parent, I can give my kids my own stories. I can share the adventures I've been on. I can hear their stories and not pass judgment. I am glad my daughter trusts me to share all the ways she's diving into the drinking culture.

Continue ReadingOrbiting a Dying Star: My Father the Alcoholic

Low Power Mode: Managing Depression and Energy

I am a coach who is concerned 100% with your future goals and how to achieve them. I encourage my clients to have a therapist to deal with the historical hurts and traumas that are holding them back. I am here in a supportive and empowering role for you.

Continue ReadingLow Power Mode: Managing Depression and Energy

Why Some Fathers Give Up After Divorce

Yes, kids are expensive, but they should be equally shared as an expense and as a joy. This 70/30 split is bullshit. It's demeaning to fathers. And it's based on a parenting concept from the 50's. Sure it makes it easier on the courts if everyone just goes with the plan. But don't. If you want the time with your kids, fight for it.

Continue ReadingWhy Some Fathers Give Up After Divorce