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A Parent's Right To Die: Understanding Grief And Loss

A Parent's Right To Die: Understanding Grief And Loss

I’ve worked with hundreds of people who are experiencing or have experienced grief and loss. I have a Masters degree in Theology specialized in Social Justice and Pastoral Care as well as in Clinical Social Work. Need less to say, I am trained to deal with death.  Now, I am facing the inevitable dying process with my father and all of my training has not prepared me sufficiently for the grief I am experiencing.  He has had two heart attacks in the last month and refuses any medical care.  He does not want to prolong his life in any way, but go as the "Lord has p

5 Signs You're Dating A Crazy Person

5 Signs You're Dating A Crazy Person

I hear a lot of stories, specifically from men, where they say they fell in love with someone, and months or even years later, they turned out to be a complete crazy person. They got bamboozled. Their partner pretended to be a certain way to catch them and then revealed their true self; a heart-less, narcissistic bitch/asshole and now they’re stuck there asking themselves, “Who the hell are you and what did I get myself into?”

4 ways Entrepreneurs Sabotage Their Relationships

4 ways Entrepreneurs Sabotage Their Relationships

As a relationship specialist and couple’s therapist, I frequently work with entrepreneurs and business owners in my practice.  Over the years, I’ve recognized common ways they sabotage their relationships without even knowing it.  Business owners and entrepreneurs have the great ability to persevere and persist but this can wreak havoc at home. Do these hidden saboteurs apply to you?

Holiday Warming Up

Holiday Warming Up

It’s the holiday season. Many of the world’s great religions celebrate at this time of year, For many of us it’s the time to search for spiritual meaning and to discover inner peace. If you are Christian, Jew, Muslin or even a practicing atheist (!), this will apply to you. To me this is the time of winter. Winter is a dark season: cold, not much sun in this hemisphere, days are short, nights are long, propelling us to go within, literally and figuratively.

The Surprising Thing That The Happiest Couples Are Doing

The Surprising Thing That The Happiest Couples Are Doing

In the largest relationship survey ever conducted, researchers asked couples to rate their happiness and satisfaction in bed. Then they dug deep to find out what the happiest couples have in common. The research, released in the New York Times bestseller The Normal Bar, is a fantastic guide to what makes happy couples tick.

Letting Your Boo Know What You Want for the Holidays

Letting Your Boo Know What You Want for the Holidays

Although the holidays start out with honoring gratitude, within 24 hours most people are all about the shopping.  Okay, okay, so it's important to focus on the significance of holidays or holy days.  But it is also customary to show our love and appreciation for others by making them or gifting them a little something on these special days.  We honor that tradition too!

cougar myths debunked
Here's to you, Mrs. Robinson.

10 Things You've Got All Wrong About Cougars

I have been a consistent member of the "Cougar Club" since my husband passed away. For the past 4 ½ years, I've been dating a man 15 years my junior. Given my experience, I'd like to debunk cougar myths and paint a more realistic picture of what dating a younger man is like.