Sorry to point out the women readers with this topic, but really women need to learn this truth. “You” are a very important part of any relationship, and without your “you” working very well, the “we” will never work…it always takes at least two healthy “I’s” to make a healthy “we.” I say “authentic” self-care […]
Think really quick about the last time you apologized to a co-worker, a spouse, a child, or anybody really…what did that other person say after you said “sorry.” Ninety-five percent of the people come up with: “that’s ok.” Really?… “that’s ok.” It is ok that I just hurt you? OK to invalidate my whole attempt […]
Happy New Year! A time for looking back to learn from mistakes, and a time to look ahead to better, more fulfilling relationships in 2014! We are all in relationships: no matter if you are single, married, a parent, or any other walk of life, none of us are islands to ourselves. No matter how […]
A few Valentine’s days ago my husband and I were in the middle of a spending freeze. We had decided to forgo all unnecessary spending in an effort to attack our debt. It was good (and hard!) but we really made some serious progress that year.
Note from the editor: This is in no way meant to be a judgment on anyone who has gotten a divorce or who is considering one. It is simply answering a question posed by a reader and is the opinion of the author. So what should you say to a friend who is considering getting […]
One day while watching an episode of “Say Yes to the Dress” I asked my husband, “What kind of wedding dress do you like?” Derrick replied, with a little twinkle in his eye, “the wedding dress that is on the floor.” After wedding sex is great. Sex after the honeymoon is great but at the […]