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August 14, 2014

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October 7, 2015

A roller coaster ride is a fully absorbing experience!  All our attention is focused on the precipitous drop ahead, the gathering speed, the sense of no control and not knowing what is coming next.  That makes for a fun and exhilarating carnival ride, but it sure is a...

July 23, 2014

In Gone with the Wind, Rhett Butler makes this provocative statement to Scarlett as he scolds her about her need to grow up and pay attention to what a real relationship is about – like the one he wanted to have with her! 

And what a powerful statement it is!  It seem...

May 23, 2014

I was recently reminded of a line from a poem by Roy Croft that goes:  “I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.”

To me this says that although I am sufficient on my own, with my partner I am more – and we are more – than either of us...

May 5, 2014

Someone once called me a “relationship mechanic.” Actually, the metaphor works well to describe the work I do with couples. The parallels between what a mechanic does and what I do are surprising, as well as those between relationships and automobiles.

Relationships oft...

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