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There is no magic litmus test for whether or not a marriage can be saved. Relationships come in all shapes and sizes. Some miraculously survive affairs, addiction, and other serious afflictions. Why do some endure while others do not? It’s […]

I know, a fairly shocking title – read on. There is one topic which never fails to bring an immediate reader response. Narcissism. My mother was what I would call a forerunner in the world of alcoholism. In a generation […]

It’s no secret I stayed way too long in a war-torn relationship. It’s easy to do. I was consumed by the day to day operations of saving my marital world. I actually ended up missing the signs it had changed from […]

These past years have been brutal; however, as much as I prayed for God to lead me forward and up and out of them, deep down I knew a truth. The type of truth anyone with deep spirituality recognizes in […]

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 […]

It’s been said there are more bad counselors than good ones.  How do you find a solid one? Do the necessary prerequisite homework – research them and ask others for referrals. Ask yourself some of the following questions? Are my […]

A friend from high school reached out to me. She wanted to let me know that one of my columns so resonated with her that she shared it on Facebook. Having grown up together in Washington, D.C. I assumed it […]

When we believe people love us it stands to reason that we believe they care about us. Sadly, there are numerous ways that people who SAY they love us, SHOW us that they do not care about us. The question […]

I am a bit nervous this morning. I am on the way to meet a friend. We have a few too many, obvious parallels and instead of feeling this is helpful, it makes me sad. I never, ever, want to […]

I sit with a friend who has recently divorced. She is a beautiful person with an equally beautiful heart. The more we talk, the more I realize that she still struggles with one thing. It is actually what I have […]