Has my Teflon-coated mind not retained a single shred of serenity? When Peter died, the only thing that kept me sane was writing about grief. I recognized that by spewing out my emotions with honesty, I was helping others which meant it was work that made me satisfied.
For the last twenty or so years, over half the couples I see contain the "nice guy" with his frustrated wife.
My husband and I have been together for over 20 years. We met in high school and watched each other graduate high school, college, and graduate school, find (and change) careers, and become parents.
Three new women of color were elected to the Senate on Tuesday night. Tammy Duckworth beat Republican incumbent Mark Kirk in Illinois.
Nevada’s former attorney general, Catherine Cortez Masto, won over Republican Rep.
Recent conversations with Millennials and 30-somethings have made me feel even better about my age and lucky to have spent my Millennial dating years pre-internet, well before the current awfulness of online 'hooking-up'.
One fascinating aspect of my work as a couples/ family therapist is that it gives me an intimate view into the current cultural dynamics of couples.
Loretta Sanchez for the Senate seat that opened when Barbara Boxer announced her retirement.
We watched each other become adults and now we are watching each other age. I meet my friend Geraldine at a hip, local eatery in the heart of Abbot Kinney in Venice Beach.Yom Kippur, the Jewish holiday of repentance, had barely been over for 14 hours and I was already fighting with my husband. Over our poached kale and egg salads with a side of chickpeas I notice my firecracker friend is uncharacteristically glum.Joe Heck in that state’s Senate race to become the United States’ first-ever Latina senator.And in California, Attorney General Kamala Harris, who is black and Indian-American, bested fellow Democrat Rep.' This was the question I asked a close friend when I was about to file for bankruptcy back in 2011.
I was 55-years-old, and yet my Christian upbringing still had a stranglehold on my sexuality.