You are not the unflappable, always composed man that I met, that I thought you were. You are not the father I thought you'd be. You are so much more.
I've dipped my big toe into this risky topic pool once before, and am now ready to take the full plunge. Here are five coping mechanisms I've developed, which I'm still laboriously practicing and pledging in writing to continue to rehearse
Our lives are filled with several types of relationships. Let's talk about our relationships with our partners, grandchildren and girlfriends. This will be a short survey on what I have learned over the years.
My lesbian wedding was turning out to be much more traditional than my first one -- to a man. Yes, we were beautiful Southern brides getting married. To each other. In a church. Surrounded by friends and family. And perfectly legally.
It's good to see empirical support for familiar patterns that men and women often bring to psychotherapy. This can help them clarify how and why they perpetuate the negative relationships that they hope to heal; and what they need to deal with to bring about some positive movement.
Beauty is always in the eye of the beholder, and found in the places where others overlook. And when you are on this side of life, as my husband and I are, you grapple with mortality. You question purpose and use of your time on earth. Or you find your answers in mulch.
It just hit me the other day. I don't just own an Apple Watch, iPad and Macbook. I am obviously in love and totally committed to them.
I know everyone says that marriage takes work, but what exactly does that mean? Does it mean that I, as the wife, need to add "keep marriage chugging along" to my to-do list? Am I my marriage's caretaker? What if I'm too tired to do the work? Then what?
Our culture sets women up as the expert when it comes to parenthood, home and hearth. And while it might feel good to be the expert at times, does it do us any good in the long run?
I am happily ten years deep into my third marriage. Over my time in the matrimonial trenches, I have picked up a few things.
Dysfunctional relationships abound and the divorce rate is ridiculously high, mostly due to ignorance and immaturity, but on the other end of the spectrum, do you know how many married couples are truly happy? Not many, my friends.
One of our most important life tasks is to know what we care about the most. And attaching our true responses -- not necessarily the ones we've learne...
Typically I write about wedding trends, things to consider when planning your wedding, and why hiring a wedding planner is the most awesome idea you will ever have.
This feeling happens every time he lays eyes on her. Whether she has just come downstairs from putting her pajamas on or if she has emerged from her bedroom ready for Cinderella's Ball, he loses his breath every. Single. Time.
As hard as it is to be the one living with depression, it must feel so incredibly tough to be their spouse -- bearing witness to everything that you're going through and feeling helpless because they've never experienced depression first-hand.
Right now, we're in a Jane Austen golden age - a brief window of history in which we have the time and resources to form good marriages (or marriage-like arrangements) and before the science fiction future makes relationships fantastically baroque.