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Can I Have Good Boundaries And Be Compassionate?
Morning friends, Hope you can join me this Thursday (February 21) for my free webinar on 4 Lies That Keep You Feeling Stuck, Miserable and Afraid…..And, What You Can Do To Stop Them. You must register to attend, either at Noon ET or 7:30 ET. I will also be addressing other lies with some FB LIVE teaching throughout this week…Read More
Do I Have To Have A Relationship With My Mother-In-Law?
Morning friends, Thanks so much for your prayers. It was a grueling week and I spoke a lot and now I’m sick with a head cold. I have another week of travel to go. As I gave my keynote address at AACC there was a collective gasp when I said, “Abuse, adultery, and addictions are not marital problems. They cause…Read More
I Feel Crazy. What’s Going On In My Marriage?
Morning friends, This is a long blog post so I’m not going to write much here. But let’s remember to love one another well here and give each other the benefit of the doubt. We are all at different stages of healing and we are all working on becoming a healthier version of ourselves, growing in Christ-likeness, even in the…Read More
I’m Stuck, Afraid And Don’t Know What To Do
Morning friends, What a great discussion you had this week with one another. So many of you offer such value and support to one another. Just to clarify, I do personally write all my own blogs and blog titles. I have a few assistants who do lots of things but they don’t create content for me. One thing that…Read More
How Do I Stop Enabling
Morning friends, I’m making the adjustment to living in California and I have to say, I much prefer sunshine every day to cold grey skies. I spent some wonderful time with my granddaughters this weekend and love that I get to have this extra time to continue to develop my relationship with them. Most of the questions in this blog…Read More
Staying Well Together – Part 2
Morning friends, I’m enjoying some days off in sunny California visiting my favorite little girls, Amaya, Leilani and Natalia. I know you are anxious to read part two of how a couple is working hard to stay well together and their individual journeys. Here is W’s journey. My questions to her are in bold her responses follow. How did…Read More
Self Compassion Shows Strength – Not Weakness
Morning Friends, I thought I would do something completely different for the blog during the month of July. Instead of answering a reader’s question, I wanted to ask a few questions of my own. I have asked a few different individuals to guest blog their experience in a destructive marriage on how they stayed well, how they left well, and…Read More
Raising Good Sons
Good morning friends, I’m in sunny California celebrating my granddaughter’s third birthday. She is such a joy to watch growing up. She wanted to be a princess, so here are some pictures of her in her princess dress as well as pictures of her two sisters enjoying her birthday party. In light of the tragic incident in Steubenville, Ohio,…Read More
Topic: My husband pressures me sexually to do things I don’t like. What’s my responsibility here?
Morning friends, I had the best weekend with my dear friend, Dee Brestin. She invited me to her home in Door County, Wisconsin for some rest and concentrated writing time. We were in bed by 8:30, up by 6am, writing until noon. I finished almost three whole chapters which encouraged me greatly. In the afternoons, we kayaked or hiked, shared…Read More