Nobody wants to initiate the emotional and awkward conversation of breaking up with your partner. You realize you no longer want to be with your partner, but you also realize that you don’t want the honor of breaking up with them either. You run through several ways to tell them, without hurting them – […]
Change Is Overdue!!!
Often we will hear individuals speak that change is overdue. Last night I watched the horrific video regarding the 2014 fatal shooting of 16-year-old Laquan McDonald. Mr. McDonald was an African-American. I am at a loss for words……which if you know me is pretty much impossible. As I sat there with my husband I was absolutely speechless. […]
Commercialized Valentine’s Day
I told my husband of 14 years to not worry about to getting anything for me this Valentine’s Day. No, I’m not the best wife ever or being a martyr. I just was thinking of how manufactured and commercialized Valentine’s Day has become. Americans and those looking to make a profit after Christmas […]
Happy Valentine’s Day!!!
Although I do consider Valentine’s Day to be a commercialized, man-made holiday…..I do appreciate the foundation for which it stands. Valentine’s Day is the day to openly express your love for your loved ones. By openly, I do not mean vulgar……some things need to kept behind closed doors and sometimes vaults! I’m quite sure most […]
6 Common Myths About Counselors
Over the past 13 years I have encountered some interesting myths about counselors. When I meet people in a social setting I am often reluctant to tell them what I do for a living. Of course just like a medical doctor I get some strange questions from people I meet. In this blog I thought […]
Love And War
I was just sitting up thinking about how love works in relationships. It is such a crazy and complicated emotion. The old saying is true – there is definitely a thin line between love and hate. I think the main issue of lovers today is they want their love the same way they want everything […]
Love Thy Enemy
Christians are familiar with the greatest commandment in Mark 12:30-31: And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” […]
I don’t know about you but financial responsibility was never taught to me. I learned how to manage my personal finances through trial and error. Some of those errors were hard lessons. It would be such an invaluable lesson to teach our children about finances early because it is one skill that will benefit them […]