How do I overcome not only jealousy but feeling like I’m old?
People often ask me if they should leave their partner, and I cannot make that decision for you, but I can tell you what I would do in your shoes to figure out a decision.
We should be working, everyone says to everyone else, but that doesn’t mean we always can. And even then, there are different levels of ability.
Sexuality is not validated by what clothes you wear. I know exactly who I am.
Believing in a gender binary, where only “men” and “women” exist, has created a stifling system where personality traits are attributed to one gender or the other.
He told me I was not broken, I was not at fault for my abuse, I was better than I believed.
I wish motherhood had come to me without thought or effort, as it does for so many other women. But infertility took that hope away from me. Forever now, it seems.
My dreams are as important as anyone else’s.
Treating depression requires a combination of efforts, and there is no one size fits all solution.
A reminder that you just never know what sorrow a child’s terrible attitude might be masking. A reminder that probably applies to adults as well.
When I told my friends, family, and therapist we were back together, they were worried.
My wife has a gambling addiction — and that night, it came to a head.
People tend to attract partners in their complementary attachment style in almost all of their romantic relationships.
I was actually keeping the promise I’d made to myself and sticking to all the self-help advice I’d read.
It’s more important, and more useful, to encourage people to employ whatever modality works for them in their search for solace. Zen can be found in a lot of places.
It is sometimes hard an painful and uncomfortable to be around someone who has lost a child. But your presence, your empathy matters. By giving them, you tell the people in pain that they matter, too.