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You never quite know where inspiration will hail from. Even the front seat view of a drive-thru Mcdonald’s. I couldn’t help but think… My relationship was more like a fast food drive-thru than a sit-down diner. There is nothing like a […]

I speak to anyone who has felt emotionally broken and spiritually repaired. When you end a relationship you must endure excruciating pain. For this reason, many remain in less than happy circumstances. The good news? It’s fleeting. It’s akin to ripping off […]

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 […]

I ran into a friend who recently divorced. The smile on her face – well, it was the stuff dental commercials are made of – bright and blinding. She was happy. In fact, happier than I had seen her in […]

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 […]

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 […]

In the beginning of my divorce, I remember having lunch with two of my girlfriends.  “Why does this always happen to the kindest women?” One asked while the other agreed. “It’s not kindness,” I replied. “There are plenty of kind […]