Surviving an abusive relationship is one of the hardest things a person can go through. Trust me, I hear a lot of hard things in my office. The pain of not knowing when, at any moment, you could be injured or harmed in any number of ways (not just physically) creates and sustains an environment filled with anguish to the Nth degree. It’s quite shocking, actually, how human beings can change – and adapt - under this type of ongoing stress.Read More
GOOD ENOUGH MOTHER ALERT! My gut tells me my kiddo is not actually sick. Her teacher tells me this may be a competitive game. I’ve given her the option of seeing a doctor, of making this better – and I’ve come up with nothing.Read More
…she questioned whether or not she was a monster – for not absolutely loving every minute of Disney with her beautiful family.
We should have stuck with therapy a year ago even if it took more work trying to find a therapist that fit us better.Read More
…but as I was lying in bed trying to fall asleep around 11:30 pm (much later than my usual bedtime) my mind was racing with everything on my to-do lists.Read More
I know that prior to our separation and divorce, I didn’t appreciate what I had because I was constantly living in fear of losing it.Read More
I promised myself that I would be a team player while still maintaining boundaries and a healthy sense of self.Read More