I will always love and respect this great physician not only for his superb diagnostic skills, but also because he cared for me and my dad as real people and took the time to ensure that we got the very best patient care.
Growing up happens gradually. We cannot see around corners or know how our stories will turn out. As we grow, we hold onto certain images, moments, scenes. We carry them as sources of inspiration, humor and comfort.
Many parents turn to professionals thinking that when their teen hears about the dangers of drug use from someone else, they will be swayed, but the truth is that usually, it's the parents' behavior that have much more impact on a teen's behavior.
Jeri was traveling light because she understood that carrying grudges from the past was non-productive, even self-destructive. It is, as the saying goes, like swallowing poison and expecting it to kill someone else.
While the primary blame for abuse and misdeed against women lies with the perpetrators themselves, we should look next at the good men who say nothing. It's time for good men to hold accountable those who abuse women.