A strong heart has plenty of scars. But have you ever seen or known a woman who has been through a lot of struggle in life, and yet she just… shines? There’s some sort of glorious thing that happens when you come through adversity and can still embrace the people around you, still accept love, […]
You made some really bad decisions. Seriously bad. Now you find yourself alone, staring numbly at a badly wrecked relationship. Can you get back into his arms, and stay there? HOW? Can you win him back? Is this wrecked relationship past all repair? Claire, I’ve been with my boyfriend on and off for 7 years now. Several years ago […]
If you’ve been dating for more than oh, five minutes, you already know that sometimes men disappear. It sucks the wind out of your sails and dumps ice water on your spirit… Here’s WHY men disappear, and how to recover your heart and chart your course for some place – and some one – much more […]
I know you’ve seen trouble. Bad things DO happen, sometimes even tragically bad things. Here are 3 simple steps for doing your emotional recycling in a way that brings healing, rather than more hurt… Heal your soul with good emotional recycling When you go through a powerful struggle, it can get bad enough that you lock up, paralyzed, […]
Sometimes a fantastic man comes along and you dive into the pool like a Olympic racer going for the gold. You are filled with hope and excitement and everything feels wonderful! He’s The One, you’re completely sure of it. Mostly sure of it. Except you have some doubts that creep in, after those first few […]
It’s over, and it needs to be over. The break up needs to happen, with clarity and finality, because the relationship isn’t working. At all. Once you cut off a pair of old jeans and you get them too short (or they just fall apart), there’s just no going back. You can’t make them longer […]
Almost a year ago my husband moved out of state due to an addiction problem. We have two teenagers still at home. We do talk about every month or two and when he does call its all about missing me and wanting to come home. I know we love each other, I just asked him […]
Have you ever felt like your relationship was rushing madly toward some important turning point or obstacle, and you screwed up your approach and wrecked the entire thing without meaning to? Ugh. Yeah. I used to canoe a fair amount, and even when you could see, hear, and feel the rapids coming, that didn’t always […]
Bad breakups are worse than facing down a horde of killer zombies while also dealing with a miserable case of food poisoning. A bad breakup makes you think “It’s probably not so bad to be run down by killer zombies.” And anyway, even if you could scrape up half a still-functioning brain cell, the future […]
“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In Fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can kno who you are, what you can rise from, and how you can still come out of it.” –Maya Angelou In the space of a few minutes I received two emails from broken-hearted […]
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