Why Men Commit

Why Men Commit

As I was perusing the book aisles recently, I found two very interesting books, newly published, on infidelity. The sociologist author had interviewed both men and women on Ashley Madison, the unusual dating service directed towards people in relationships, asking for...
Unconditional Love

Unconditional Love

Oh, how I’ve missed you all! Forgive my quiet absence from the blog over the last two weeks – the past couple of weekends were either snowed in or long holiday weekends (including Valentine’s Day and a birthday weekend for me!), and during that time, I had the...
Trust (what we do not know)

Trust (what we do not know)

There’s an endearing story that I’d like to share with you, and why what we believe to be true may not always be the truth. When my husband and I were dating, long distance, many years ago, I had a beautiful rescue siamese cat that my older daughter, age five at the...
Gifts

Gifts

What a year! I don’t know about you, but this year has certainly brought out a deeper sense of compassion in me. Despite any outward differences, we all seem to want the same things – to be happy, healthy, and safe, and to be able to provide care and resources for our...
The Waiting Game

The Waiting Game

I recently reconnected with a friend who had lost his wife earlier this year due to COVID. It was sudden; it was surprising. It had been six months since her passing, and he had wanted so much to have services for her that would include her family on the other side of...
Good Loving

Good Loving

What makes a good relationship? Every relationship is unique, and yet, we can predict whether a relationship will endure based on a number of behaviors. Good relationships take continued, daily investment – as well as commitment, compromise, and forgiveness....