Kindness Matters. And Happens Every Day.

Kindness Matters. And Happens Every Day.

I sat down to write early this morning, and could only think of the many tragedies, caused by humans and by nature, that have been occurring for the last few weeks and months. I felt paralyzed. What did what I might have to say matter? Then I remembered a...
11 Ways To Help Your Child With Your Divorce

11 Ways To Help Your Child With Your Divorce

Divorce between two people who don’t have children, versus two people who do, is a different animal. They both hurt. They both feel like failure, or should. But it’s very difficult to watch your children try to handle the split. They often look and sound...
Being Abused Is Not All About Bruises And Broken Bones

Being Abused Is Not All About Bruises And Broken Bones

Debbie sat, quietly crying in my office. “I don’t think I should have left. The boys miss him. They blame me for the divorce.” She had been the wife of a very popular and well-liked coach. And a victim of constant, pounding verbal and emotional...
5 Essentials of Healing After An Affair

5 Essentials of Healing After An Affair

I got a call from a TV reporter after the infamous “blue dress” incident during Clinton’s presidency. He wanted to do an interview about the likelihood that the Clintons would break-up. I started smiling. “If most couples didn’t make it...
4 Common Mistakes In The Hard Job Of Stepparenting

4 Common Mistakes In The Hard Job Of Stepparenting

I think being a stepparent is one of the hardest jobs on the planet. And at times, one of the most vital. A lot of it depends on the context of how the children met you. How long you have been in their lives. How old they were when the divorce occurred. How amicable...