No One Said it Was Easy

I read a post this morning that reminded me of a particular experience in my life. For just over a year in my mid teens, I volunteered on the oncology floor of a children's hospital. Upon arrival each Sunday, my job was to open the playroom to the kids on the floor that were able … Continue reading No One Said it Was Easy

The Four Agreements in Marriage

As a homework assignment for my recent girl's weekend, I was asked to read The Four Agreements. I was fully willing, but somewhat skeptical, since as the only child of a counselor, I was raised on a steady diet of self-help. I think I overdosed. After the first few pages, my skepticism was replaced with … Continue reading The Four Agreements in Marriage

The 8 Types of Friends You Need During Divorce

It is normal for your marriage to be at the center of your social life. You have a built-in activity partner. You share friends. The "plus one" is expected when you receive an invitation. And then the marriage dies. Your go-to is gone. The mutual friends may be divvied up like a bag of Skittles, … Continue reading The 8 Types of Friends You Need During Divorce