Why Your Boundary is Not Working

September 28th, 2017

“I keep setting boundaries, but they are not working!” Said the distraught and frustrated person. Boundaries are often misunderstood and therefore, improperly used. Thus, having little to no effect on the disrespectful or hurtful situation you are trying to remedy. So, let's have a little Boundary 101 lesson on what boundaries are, why th... Read More

Ladies: Is Your Number Getting too High?

July 29th, 2017

I learned the pop culture term number from the young adults in my life. In today's language, it refers to the amount of people we've had sex with. The mere fact that this is a thing within our youth, says a lot. People are always paying attention to how we conduct ourselves sexually. Society has seemingly made promiscuity okay for men, but mu... Read More

Dear New Wife

April 6th, 2017

Dear New Wife, I remember the first time I met you. It was at my son’s birthday party. I was pleased to see my ex-husband as happy in a new relationship as I was in my new marriage. I was eager to get to know you, the newest member of our big, loving family!  When we were introduced, you hardly smiled or acknowledged me. Although it took m... Read More

Why Recognizing the Common Theme in Your Failed Relationships Will Change Your Life

February 13th, 2017

The days, weeks and months post break-up are the most important part of our recovery process. Why? Because it is the time we are the most raw and do the most reflecting. During this time, we tend to replay conversations and scenarios in our head and examine all aspects of the relationship. It is also the time we tend to assign blame to our ex and... Read More

The Healing Power of Engaged Listening

February 4th, 2017

Last weekend I was walking in the grocery store when I heard a patron ask how a store employee was doing. The employee’s response was, “I’m fine. No use complaining because no wants to listen anyway.” At this point he was walking by me and I said with a big smile, “I’ll listen to you!”  He laughed, made a few jokes and continued wa... Read More

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