Are you looking for a happy ending?

I love happy endings! I love it when the guy gets the girl, and when the couple that was just meant to be together ends up that way. Working with people on issues around relationships, I know it so often doesn’t happen that way. But boy, do I love it when it does! Ironically, this […]

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How are you blocking what gifts you can receive?

As I walked down London’s Brompton Road, across from the shopping Mecca of Harrod’s, I noticed a young family shuffling along in front of me. Actually it was their young daughter, age 3 or 4, who was doing the shuffling. Her legs, especially the right one, were rotated far enough inwards that she was practically […]

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“Nah, Mom, I don’t want a girlfriend!”

When my son was very little, he was so gentle and sensitive that I wondered if he would turn out to be gay. I wouldn’t have had a point of view about it, since my basic approach to parenting was live from a curiosity of who this amazing being who’d landed in our live would […]

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Do His Socks Make You Angry?

Do His Socks Make You Angry? What makes you angry?  Does it really matter?   I love to talk about my husband's socks.  He wears white cotton socks to his jobs as a contractor and he likes to take them off around the bedroom, and sometimes inside the front door.     These socks have a life […]

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Emotional Blackmail by an Indian Taxi Driver

The taxi driver waiting outside the store where I was shopping stood on one foot, then the other. He shifted his weight again.  He sighed.  Slightly built with hooded eyes, in his skinny jeans and Western style tee shirt he looked like the recalcitrant teenager his actions resembled.   In a flash, I got it.  All the pieces of what […]

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Do You Care Too Much?

What happens for you when someone you care about WILL NOT DO what YOU KNOW is BEST FOR THEM? Hint:  Remind yourself that yes, there is such a thing as CARING TOO MUCH! Otherwise known as, you’re being a  superior asshole. How do I know?  I was recently the “victim” (in quotes cause I don’t really believe in victims) […]

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