Remember: Being successful is nothing to apologize for. Take pride in your contribution to the family's solidity and financial well-being.
2. Their relationship is working because of the "scandalous and forbidden" element.
Today is my father's birthday. He would have turned 84 years old today, had he survived beyond the way-too-impossibly-young age of 68. Though it's closing in on two decades since I last shared my day with him, road-tripped with him, or swam with him out to that little sand bar in the Gulf of Mexico, I can still hear his voice.
Don is the ultimate bad boy: slick, sophisticated, rich and fun. He's also a terrible husband who is only totally committed to himself. There are lots of men out there in real life just like Jon Hamm's character. Let's face it; If you're like most women, you probably love the infamous bad boy.
Women, working together and speaking as one, have to make it clear that dispelling misogyny and sexism of all kinds should be seen not as "nice" or "virtuous," but as a patriotic necessity.
Men are strange creatures. Rumor has it that women are far more complex and difficult to understand, but I beg to differ. Men have this strange way of lacking any complication, thus are maddeningly confusing. How can they be so simple? I don't understand.
Trying to establish consistency between homes is hard enough with two reasonable people; it is next to impossible when one person is hard-wired for chaos.
Please understand, I am not selling divorce. You are not abandoning your marriage: That was your spouse's choice. You are not to blame for the death of your marriage. But if you delay, you could spend the rest of your life blaming yourself for the disaster of your divorce.
Lying, sometimes even to oneself, being selfish, fearing being alone and stringing somebody along just to feel good about oneself is not acceptable. It is immature.
The man I'm writing about is no longer with us. That is what dementia does; it steals the essence of the person. You lose your loved one before you lose them.
being newly separated feels like you are on trial, like you are being watched and judged. It's scary. You don't know what your ex is going to do, or what moves he/she is going to make because all of a sudden, he or she has become the enemy, a total stranger. It's a horrible feeling.
What does it take to push past the standard parameters of beauty and social norms? Who do you enlist to help you with such a bold and unconventiona...
It's fascinating being unable to speak. Every interaction becomes completely reliant on non-verbal communication. Every touch, every facial twitch seems imbued with meaning.
In my work with people who are coming to terms with the realization that they are close to a narcissist either in their personal life or work life, I'...
I want to once again deconstruct aspects of Franklin Garfield's article titled "Should Divorcing Couples Who Mediate Be Talking Through Counsel?" because I find it an effective way of raising certain aspects of mediation, bringing about a discussion on those issues and educating people.
Can you really be friends with someone you dated -- even if he knows you better than anyone else? Do any great -- or even average -- romances ever end by segueing into a strong friendship?