With today being my 22nd wedding anniversary, I am consumed with feeling nostalgic and hopeful; nostalgic for the wonderful years of memories we have had and hopeful for all of the new memories we have yet to create.
I am so glad the meeting with Old Flame never took place. Looking at it from other perspectives made it perfectly clear: the past needs to stay in the past.
Dear ___________ , Thank you. For tearing me apart. For making me question myself, in that month that I lost my faith and spent searching for the...
In the trenches of my worst behavior and my most grievous failures as a human being, I made a friend. She was, and is, my ex-husband's wife.
Throughout our lives no one teaches us how to be in relationships. There are no classes in school that tell us how to have healthy and happy relationships. We are often just navigating them on our own and learning as we go. Given that we are often uneducated on healthy relationships, what are some things one can do to cultivate better relationships with others? Here are a few tips.
Renegotiating isn't easy. But the heart of the gospel is this: everyone gets to grow and change. Discerning the will of God isn't about doing whatever you want or making the other person do whatever you want. Discernment disrupts our best-laid plans.
For years, I bought into the idea that a relationship needed some type of drama to be legitimized. As I'm settling down, I'm realizing how truly wrong and exhausting that mentality was.
If parents are constantly including themselves in the homework process, they are basically saying to the child that he or she is not able to do it by him or herself.
Actors Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux got engaged in August of 2012, and their wedding has been much-anticipated by their many fans. However, reports last week revealed the two have been fighting and are now living separately.
Last year, after the sudden death of a boyfriend, I found myself single for the first time in a while. After months of watching me grieve and wallow, ...
The year was 1976. I was a student at UCLA and heard on campus that blues singers B.B. King and Bobby Bland would be performing at the nearby Cocoanut Grove -- a night club at the since-demolished Ambassador Hotel on Wilshire.
Remember that even though your heart skips a beat every time you are around him, it does not necessarily mean that he is the one.
I am worn out by the needless tears, heartache, and crazy ex stories, all because of people's bad decision-making, so even though teaching singles to make wise choices will severely hurt my counseling practice, I am willing to take the hit.