Sharing Is Caring

My last blog entry was about the difference between a-ttention and in-tention as it pertains to how we relate to and understand our spouses’ actions and words. It garnered some nice responses from you. I was moved that you shared your own stories and experiences from...

The Best of Intentions

I’ve mentioned before that Patrick and I have been going to a marriage counselor. It’s been really interesting. Initially we went for some specific issues and topics that were rearing their head in our relationship, but we’ve continued to go even now. I think I speak...

Be Kind

Last week I wrote a blog consisting of two words. When I put it out there I thought I was being so brilliant. Why say too much? I still feel that way to some extent. All the noise, all the rhetoric, all the pontificating and preaching from our teachers, our...

If Music Be The Food Of Love

  Music is so powerful. We have all experienced the power of song. A melody can take us right back to a memory, as if we’re living it again. There are times I swear a song can even muster up particular smells from a day gone by. Music has the ability to capture words,...

Chivalry vs. Feminism

Oddly, it isn’t feminism in the strictest sense of the word that made think on this subject. It was a situation with an elderly woman attending a recent gala award ceremony that stirred these thoughts in me. I witnessed younger men refuse to give up their seats for an...

Is It Worth It?

Patrick and I are in couple’s therapy. Don’t gasp. We’re ok. One of the mistakes people make is waiting until they’re in a full-blown crisis to seek help from a therapist. Too often people wait to make an appointment until it’s too late, when there’s nothing left to...

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