What Pushes Your Buttons? How To Manage Your Insecurity

During my years in elementary school and well into junior high, while the other kids were in gym class or at lunch, I had to go home. I had a neurological problem that made it dangerous for me to be too physically active or get too hot, and so my mom picked me up in...

Three Vital Reasons To Say “I’m Sorry” In Your Marriage

“Love means you never have to say you’re sorry.” Those words were emblazoned on a poster of Ali McGraw and Ryan O-Neal, the tragic lovers from the 1970 hit “Love Story,” which my sixteen year-old self had absorbed with teenage belief. I...

What Is Healthy Dependence In A Relationship?

Have you or someone you know recently said, “We’re so codependent.” A bunch of folks are using the term, but what exactly is it? You sense it’s not a good thing, or something you want. But when did we start talking about? And what does it...

Five Things To Do When Someone Needs You Too Much

“I don’t know if I would make it if I didn’t have you to talk to.” “Sometimes I just want to it to be over. But I know I have you, and that keeps me from doing anything.” If you hear these words from a friend or someone you care about, they hopefully send...