There are certain Do’s and Don’ts in staying sane and single. Through my own personal and professional experience, I have discovered certain do’s and don’ts that can support your sanity.
Being single can be risky business both physically and emotionally. It’s like learning to live in a mind field and hoping you don’t step on one. As a single psychotherapist and mother of five grown children struggling with the trials and tribulations of single life like so many of my friends, colleagues and patients, I began to understand how to manage single life without losing my mind and dignity.
So… several weeks have passed since my last entry, MATCH.COM or MATCH.CON. After having been disappointed with my options, disillusioned by the pickin’s, I continued my effort in hoping to find a suitable match who met perhaps not all of my requirements but at least 75%.
Having been unattached since the start of the New Year, I decided with reservation to join Match.com like so many other singles, (and perhaps married) to see what perpetual possibilities were out there. Being 78 years old is certainly a challenge in the Internet dating arena. Most guys my age want to date women 10-20 […]
What does it mean to be authentic? How does it feel to be in your true essence? What stops us from walking in our truth? To know the answers, first you must ask the questions. We are born perfect. We had no fears, no inhibitions, anxieties or worries when we arrived on our birth day. […]
Everyone knows that there is no intimacy without conflict; unless of course, you agree never to disagree. Then, you don’t have a healthy relationship; you have codependency. Conflicts need to be externalized and resolved.
Sometime during the latter part of August, I will be offering, for the first time, a two day Group Intensive for Couples.
Everyone knows that there is no intimacy without conflict; unless of course, you agree never to disagree. Then, you don’t have a healthy relationship; you have codependency. In healthy relationships, neither party subjugates their feelings to please the other. Conflicts need to be externalized and resolved.
On July 2, 1998, where this story begins. LIFE AFTER LOSS: Victim, Survivor or the Phoenix? My choice… My 34-year-old brilliant and beautiful daughter leaped to her death from the window of her father’s fifteen-story apartment. After the shock and grief swept through me like an emotional tsunami, I realized I had choices. Would I […]
The Art of Being Authentic The Art of Being Me The Art of Loving Yourself Part 1 The poet says, “What I am is me, for that I came.” To go to your death, never knowing who you are, is the greatest tragedy of tragedies. Not being an art aficionado, however recognizing the basic elements […]