Today June 19, 2013 marks the day my mother and father would have been married to each other for 47 years. My dad passing in May 2011 robbed them of ...
If you had told me when I was 25 that at 50 I would be divorced and raising a daughter on my own I would have looked at you like you were nuts.
On May 23, 2012, I gave a presentation to the members of the San Gabriel Valley Chapter of the Financial Planning Association. The topic was "Are Atto...
For 43 years I was Tracy Sutton. A good, solid WASP-y name, if a bit juvenile. (At least I don't spell it Traci with a heart over the "i"). No one mispronounced it. Rarely was I ever asked how do you spell Sutton? And Sutton enjoys a certain Google imperviousness. I liked the anonymity.
The trick to getting divorced when you're still in love is, of course, to focus on the bad things in the marriage.
I went to speak to a group of people in transition. We talked a lot about the non-transactional side of job search or career change -- the personal, i...
When the hurt is internal, the tendency is to slip under the radar and "pretend" that everything is okay. However, the level of your hurt runs deep, and it has to heal in the same way cuts, scratches, and bruises would.
Contemporary American culture has heavily invested in the concept of living "happily ever after." Finding "the One" is a quest many pursue, clinging to the assumption that once you put a ring on it, then you finally become a whole person.
A strong marriage takes work, but the rewards are profound and abundant. Expect constant romance and you kill it, just as too much sugar makes you sick.
As we await the Supreme Court rulings on these matters, let us people of faith thank the LGBTQ movement for helping us love God and neighbor better and move ever more closely to a gospel of justice.
If you're with someone that you're not excited to see at night, you're not in the right relationship. It's about bonding, connecting and downloading your day.
The libertarian view of economic justice is approximately this: If people freely agree to exchanges, then they are fair by definition. Restricting people's freedom in order to bring about or maintain a certain pattern of wealth distribution is unjust. The Torah disagrees.
While it may sometimes feel like we have to outsmart our feelings so as not to get hurt, when it comes to our relationships, we are far better off being vulnerable, making a practice of being the one who loves more.
The termination of alimony is a touchy subject for those paying or receiving the financial support post-divorce. Proving cohabitation is a challenging, costly proposition.
I never imagined that in my 50s I would find myself pushed out of my nest -- marriage, family -- and forced to learn how to fly.
If you don't count your relationship as really real until you got married, and I can't get married, you'll never count mine. That's why we need marriage equality.