Monthly Archives: September 2014

Speaking of ‘when death do us part…’

Maybe it’s that I received my first official piece of mail from AARP, or that I start an internship for my doctoral program today at Community Hospice.  Maybe it’s the beginning of a New Year, a chance to reconsider how

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‘Til death do us part,’ and I mean it this time!

They say you’re never really an expert at something until you’ve been part of its epic failure – this way you know the real boundaries of its possibility. This is precisely why I consider myself an expert on marriage. Sparing

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A view from the TestosterZone

Ever since my oldest daughter left for college two weeks ago, I have been living in the TestosterZone.  It started early the moment we returned from dropping her off. Apparently, the ante has been raised due to her departure, and

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Those things we don’t talk about, but should.

We all hold secrets. What we don’t realize is how much the effort of holding them can hold us back. The act of withholding requires more energy from us than we know, and can be a barrier to success in

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The Wonderful Gift of ADD/ADHD

My son has a diagnosis of ADD/ADHD, and so do I. In the spirit of full and immediate disclosure, I should mention that my husband calls me ‘Tigger,’ says being married to me is like having his ‘own personal clown,’

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