Anger. Is It Respected, Avoided, or Abusive In Your Life?

Anger. Is It Respected, Avoided, or Abusive In Your Life?

Anger. There’s a lot of it out there. My office is on a narrow one-way street and there was a big cement truck traveling the wrong way the other day. It pulled over to let me by, and I gestured, smiling, that this was a one-way street. I thought he might not...
Are You As Grown Up As You Think You Are? Three Questions To Ask

Are You As Grown Up As You Think You Are? Three Questions To Ask

What does it mean to feel grown up? Feeling mature, decisive maybe — able to take care of our own needs. So much of how or how long that takes depends on what happened to us as kids. Maybe you lucked out. You got a mature mom and dad. You got two people, who had...
Talking With Dad

Talking With Dad

When I was in my early 20’s, I called my Dad. Asked him to have lunch with me. “Don’t you want your Mom to come?” “Well, Dad, no…. This time, I want it to be just you and me.” “Well, okay. That’s fine.” Up to...