Joan E. Childs, LCSW, compares the process of writing her new book “I Hate the Man I Love” to child birth, “The process was long, arduous and painful, but perhaps the most gratifying feeling…” The book will be released February 2020
To create and maintain closeness in a relationship, you might want to consider couple counseling, to embrace change and growth and achieve closeness and connection.
I have just returned from Italy where I spent four spectacular days with my friends and colleagues from my training (ECCT) with Hedy Schleifer.
Healing from an affair is not that simple. First, it’s important to acknowledge that an affair may be the result or manifestation of many underlying causes. Quite often, if partners could communicate their feelings in an open, honest manner to each other without criticism, judgment, or stonewalling, an affair might not have been the result. Learn how a marriage can survive, grow and even flourish from the shock of an affair.
The state of being single and managing our jobs, children, leisure time, beauty, rest, exercise and sleep, requires mastering a style that would make a president’s life look like a piece of cake. He at least has a staff. However, there is a way it can work. It takes a whole lot of looking inside ourselves.
Part III of Staying Sane and Single. More Dos and Don’ts for online dating, first dates and nurturing a relationship.
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 […]