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Love is confusing. Logic might say it’s because it involves not just matters of the heart but two different people. And that would be true. But what makes it even more baffling is somehow we mistakenly think we can do …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More