A Second Look at the Vicious Cycle of Divorce

I am one of those children of divorce who grew up only to get divorced myself.  It is the typical sad story.  But then why am I so happy? My parents divorced when I was five.  I don’t recall much, other than a hazy impression of my mother arguing with my father while...

Excellent Excerpt: What Is Love? Love Is An Action

Excerpt from Susan J. Elliott’s Getting Past Your Breakup When I’ve asked my clients, seminar students, and my blog readers what is the single most helpful thing I’ve said to them, “Love is an action” is in the top three on most lists.  It’s what you do, not...

What Went Wrong? A story about plants. Mostly.

I gave them everything; the richest compost, careful misting twice a day, scrupulous weeding, and heaps of praise.   Situated as they were, outside the door where my son plays the piano,  they were even given regular serenades.   At first, the tiny, stumpy plugs of...