On family dynamics, daily duties, and views of women.
The discussion is vital: women as breadwinners, men as SAHDs. And then?
Pondering the puzzle pieces that comprise self-confidence.
Stress. Sleeplessness. Sex? Forget it!
Facing marital challenges and divorce, not always at our best.
When belief systems are broken, then what?
It is a Sandra Bullock movie released in 1998 – Hope Floats – with a predictable plot, but not without its charms. A married mother of a young daughter finds out hubby is cheating and he wants out. As the divorce proceeds, she takes her child and heads home to a small Texas town, where […]
I don’t want to write today. I don’t want to read, to research, to converse, to put on a happy face. I don’t want to shower and dress. I don’t want to pace my rooms, to walk my neighborhood, to clean another goddamn pile, to open the door to the fridge and slam it shut, […]
It’s Saturday morning. It’s raining. I’d love to linger in bed and turn my daily writing exercise to flights of fancy, or the latest tales of teenage folly around my little household. But given the discussion this past week – of very real and pressing social ills that affect millions of us – I prefer to point […]
“Why should my tax dollars pay for your medical care?” she says. Her blue eyes are piercing against her softly tanned skin. Her eyebrows are raised, and her lips pursed in annoyance. At first I think she’s kidding. But she’s not. She is about thirty, and we know each other casually. She’s healthy, single, in […]