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Parenting in a Pandemic: Staying Calm Because We Have to

So, we’ve baked 1,002 brownies, made 76 LEGO castles, played 43 rounds of UNO, read seven chapters of a graphic novel, and it’s still only 10 a.m. This is not good news. After six days cooped up in the house with two children … Continue reading

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Within Every Crisis, A Profound Opportunity Appears

In times of fear, we return to the simple joys, and to each other. Yesterday, with all the craziness going on in the news, all the reasons we should avoid each other, not touch anything, not trust anything, not trust … Continue reading

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Have You Turned Your Partner Into the Villain in Your Inner Movie?

Married for 12 years, Lisa and Cliff were enjoying a fun date night out. Back at home, Cliff wanted to be physically intimate. Lisa, usually game, was exhausted and told Cliff that sex wasn’t in the cards that night as she could barely … Continue reading

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What Do You Want in a Relationship? A Partner or Parent?

What happens when we realize our partner is not the parent we wished for? If we’re very fortunate, we have a parent who is 100% devoted to us, unconditionally.  We experience a caretaker whom we believe (whether true or not), is entirely selfless and exists only to … Continue reading

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Why Our Expectations of Marriage Must Change: A Lasting Marriage Means Learning to Live With Broken Promises

When we get married, we make all sorts of promises.  The marriage contract, by its very nature, is a series of promises.  But, when you really think about it, the institution of marriage, what we assume and expect of each other within … Continue reading

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