Redefining Gender Roles
When I tell individuals that I enjoy mowing my yard, I receive a look of confusion. After all, I am married, so why isn’t my husband not doing the mowing? Well, my husband does other household chores: washing the dishes, vacuuming and cooking. As a couple we discussed what each will do to maintain our […]
Getting Comfortable with the Uncomfortable
Did you recently lose a job or a loved one? Are you experiencing difficulties along your pathway to recovery? Whatever you are experiencing at this current moment, you are not alone. Yes, the choices that are made, whether you invoked them or they presented themselves to you, God is with you. There is a reason […]
Change: Is It Possible?
“Suppose I decide I want to be a great singer. I rent a concert hall, and advertise in all the papers: Come and hear the concert. The time comes for the concert to begin. I go out onto the platform, and the piano gives the introduction. I open my mouth. My voice squeaks and […]
Labor Day is the day that we celebrate working…..yay!!! I suppose it is yay in the context that you have a job….especially if you need a job. Preparing a big feast….(this is usually our last bar-b-que of the year) is a lot of work….but hey, it beats being at the office. I do love that […]
Vacation or Stresscation!!!
Many families travel during the summer. The kids are out of school and it makes travel easier. Planning the right vacation for you family can sometimes be stressful. Especially when no one really wants to take the same type of vacation. For example, my family recently took a summer vacation. My idea of a fun […]
Intimacy has fallen a great deal in the last 20 years. As a result marriages and relationships in general have supported. By definition, intimacy/intimate means three things: close familiarity or friendship; closeness. A private cozy atmosphere, and/or an intimate act, especially sexual intercourse. The problem is that now-a-days, when people think about intimacy they automatically […]
First Day of School: Separation Anxiety
It’s the start of another school year, and families everywhere are approaching an important milestone – leaving their child with another caregiver. Although, this is an exciting time, it can also be an anxiety-provoking time for you and your child. Maybe it’s the first time you are leaving them at daycare or their first day […]
Marry Someone You Like
Many people usually marry because of love. Love is a very powerful emotion. It has been equated to a drug in many instances. Many divorces happen because love simmers over time. People move from being ‘in love’ to just loving as time passes. That puppy love feeling of butterflies and giggles fades and as time […]