4 Ways To Get Emotional Closure In A Relationship

4 Ways To Get Emotional Closure In A Relationship

I’ve been divorced twice. Both times the parting was far from easy. There was a lot of hurt on both sides. I realized that I shared in the responsibility of the failure of both marriages. I felt tremendous shame at the time. Later, I hoped for some kind of...
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...
The Shame No One Talks About In Sexual Abuse

The Shame No One Talks About In Sexual Abuse

Note: If you’ve been sexually abused, this article may trigger a response — memories, anxiety, nightmares. Please read with care. “I’m so ashamed… I’ve never told anyone this.” There are many levels of shame after having been...
How Has Writing 200 Posts Changed Me?

How Has Writing 200 Posts Changed Me?

I can’t quite believe it. This is my 200th post. I’ve come to love sitting down in front of a blank screen, the little cursor blinking an early morning hello at me, and trying to convey either something that I have talked with patients about during my...