“Truth is about perception and what we believe shapes what we perceive.” Alan B Jones
Imagine for a second you’re sitting in your living room and just on the other side of a sliding glass door is the ocean. You can see the different shades of blue in the water, you can see the movement of the ocean and the white peaks that form at the tops of the rolling waves. It’s beautiful and calming…and powerful. You could sit there all day admiring the view.
Now imagine that we replace that sliding glass door with a few panes of ...continue reading...
“One is not born a woman, one becomes one.” Simone De Beauvoir
My client, who I’ll refer to as Tammy, is getting ready to have that incredibly difficult conversation with her husband. She’s been unhappy in her marriage for a long time; it’s not been kept a secret. But she’s preparing to have the conversation where she takes that next big step and shares the decision she’s made to separate with him.
When we’re in the midst of a difficult situation:Hard conversations we’ve been avoiding for far too long… Sharing our feelings without knowing how it will be ...continue reading...
“Hope never abandons you, you abandon it.” George Weinberg
My new clients, who I’ll refer to as Andrea and Gary had been together for 14 years, both on their second marriages. Theirs had not been an easy relationship, with many arguments and the complexities that come with attempting to blend families together. He could be a bit too volatile and she could be a bit too passive.
But with each angry outburst, she took a step away from him emotionally.
When he would reject her advances, she stepped further away from him.
Every time he would choose work ...continue reading...