“Disagreement is acceptable. Disrespect is not.” Stephan Labossiere
Imagine for a moment, you’re in the next room while your daughter and her husband are having an argument. You’re listening-in because you’ve been worried that she might be in a verbally abusive relationship.
Every time your daughter tries to express what she’s feeling, she gets cut-off mid-sentence.
Her husband clearly is far more interested in yelling than talking in a reasonable tone of voice. He’s clearly more interested in talking AT her than he is in listening TO her. He is more interested in blaming her for the issue than ...continue reading...
When faced with major life decisions, it’s natural to take time to ensure the right one is made. Weighing the pros and cons, making lists, asking other’s opinions, doing extensive research, reading online reviews—all part of the process.
What do we do when we’re struggling with the life-changing decision of whether or not to leave our marriages?
This decision isn’t made with research and reviews. This one involves your heart more than your head. To make matters even more complicated, it also involves not only your future, but the future and the happiness of others—including your husband who may ...continue reading...
“The trouble with life isn’t that there is no answer, it’s that there are so many answers.” Ruth Benedict
There cannot be a rebirth without the death of something significant. We all love the story of the rebirth and all the new-ness that it brings, but dread the story of death. However, one is not possible without the other. We have to allow things to die and to go away for good before something new can be born.
There are lots of times that struggling women will ask me, Are you glad that you made the decision to ...continue reading...