Archives for January 2011

>Some stuff no one talks about

At 3am on any lonely morning, you can jump on the internet to find as much support for leaving your alcoholic spouse, as you can for salvaging your marriage to that alcoholic spouse; usually, without the risk of exposure. You gotta love the internet for helping people feel less alone when they’re convinced they’re the only ones who think or feel a certain way. Therapy can work like that; you’re probably not the first (or last) person to …

>I did it wrong. Again.

This is for all of you who have ever done something really, REALLY, nice for your partner… I’m talking washed all of the dishes, cleaned the entire basement, left the best party EVER because they were tired… only to have it blow up in your FACE!!!

You’ve been there. As you present your random act of kindness to your partner, you are inexplicably met by a barrage of verbal vomit that leaves you knowing only that you did it wrong. Again. …

>Why does this keep happening to me?!

How many times have you asked yourself this very question, sitting halfway through the container of whatever consumable comfort is affixed to your hand during these moments… Your spoon/really long straw/prohibitively expensive shoe poised in the air, you wonder, ‘Why does this keep happening to me?!’, sure that whatever “it” is must be the result of a curse, or at least some global conspiracy! Maybe you wail, scream, or gain six pounds purely in raw cookie dough; either way, it …

>Snarky? Me?

So now that you’ve had a moment to look around, I’d like to just say this…

In the therapy room, I am compassionate and grounded; humor does play an important role in my work, but it is hardly a primary one.

My voice on this blog will definitely include…. um…. a greater expression of that humor, if only because I’m actually talking more than I (hopefully) do in the therapy room!

While you’re visiting the blog, I hope you find good information; I …

>…annnd we’re LIVE!!!

Welcome to the long-anticipated BLOG! I’m so excited to see you here!

This is actually a soft- launch – if you’re here before Monday the 17th, I’d especially love to know how you found me!

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