Ten Metaphors for Divorce

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Which metaphor best describes your divorce?   1 - The Too-Small House It seems perfect. The spaces seem custom-built to accommodate your needs and it immediately feels like a home. Over time, as the family grows and the demands on the home increase, those walls that once felt comforting begin to feel like a prison. … Continue reading Ten Metaphors for Divorce

The (Unspoken) Truth About Marriage

When asked about the state of their union, people often feel like they have to defer to one of two responses: "It's all good," or, "It's over." Yet the reality is that most marriages spend much of their time between these two extremes. Where some things are good, some areas are taut with tension and … Continue reading The (Unspoken) Truth About Marriage

8 Things That Cannot Wait Until Tomorrow

I used to promise myself that I would have fun as soon as the weekend arrived. And then, I would push it off until the summer. I even let it get to the point where I resigned myself to more work and little play until retirement. The timing was never quite right to let up … Continue reading 8 Things That Cannot Wait Until Tomorrow

Why Self Awareness is Critical for a Healthy Marriage

When asked to enumerate the critical components of a healthy relationship, most people appropriately include "communication" on their list. Communication certainly is critical to a healthy marriage; partnerships that depend upon mind-reading or are characterized by either raised or silenced voices rarely allow for intimacy and mutual support to develop. Yet something is often missing … Continue reading Why Self Awareness is Critical for a Healthy Marriage

Six Reasons You’re Not Seeing the Results You Expected

This sign welcomed me at the gym today:   Not seeing the results you expected? Visit the training desk to set up your personal training session now!   It prompted me to scan the mid-morning crowd with a curious eye, wondering how many of them were seeing the results in the gym that they anticipated … Continue reading Six Reasons You’re Not Seeing the Results You Expected