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I chatted with my friend who I call ‘Oprah’ today. You have to earn a nickname like ‘Oprah.’ It infers a commanding presence and uniting the girlhood. It means inducing a frenzy, like “What are we gonna do tonight since […]

In my last column, I wrote about a friend who gives out good vibes. The kinda person you want to hang out with. The one who will spread joy, lift you up, and make you feel valued.  After I wrote […]

I just had lunch with one of my fav people from high school. As is customary in my column I will give her an alias. A name to protect the innocent. I will call her “Aurora’ because she sincerely sends out […]

Relationships are incredibly complex.  There are so very many things which can make or break them.  And this pertains to all shapes and sizes of relationships – romantic, friendship, work, etc. However, there are things which can improve their chances. […]

People seem to believe there are sides in a divorce. In actuality, there are not. I know what you’re thinking, bear with me. First, let me preface this by saying no mature, confident adult expects another human being to take […]

I was chatting with a few of my old high school buddies recently and I complimented one of their wives. My friend responded to my comment with additional praise about his wife. “I love guys who love their wives,” I […]

I am chatting with a few girls. “Hey, don’t talk about my friend like that!” says my friend who I will nickname ‘Rainbow.’ At first, I am startled. Did I just say something about someone I shouldn’t have? Oh, that’s […]

I remember hugging my friend when she lost her mother. “I wish you knew my mom,” she said. “I did know your mom,” I replied. “Because I know you.” I could grasp what she was trying to convey. My friend […]

I always say, “If I like you great. If I respect you – even better.” Divorce is a process. At first, it appears to present overwhelming losses, yet in many ways, it is emotionally clear cutting your life. Of course, […]

I need a 12 step program for ‘long-texting.’ My friend who I like to refer to as ‘Oprah’ (again, names always changed to protect the innocent who hang out with me) recently told me as much. It went something along […]