Archives for January 2012

>My computer and your marriage MAY have this in common…

My laptop is dying a slow, painful death; I’m completely miserable, yet in utter denial about the severity of the problem… I’m also dismayed at the idea of spending thousands of dollars on a new one, although I know that it will inevitably make my life easier – it’s just a question of how long I want to suffer before taking the plunge. It’s kind of like making the decision to enter therapy after months, maybe years, of …

>This should piss you off…

Men feel awful for not financially ‘providing’ in a down economy, and women despair over damage to their family from often unexpected changes, (generally speaking.) Rather than looking at how their “jobs” in the relationship might change in order to fit new situations, couples plow forward, with the idea that men should be the primary provider and women should be responsible for harmony in the home. Both tend to shut down in their own way …

>Your apology is crap…

You apologize with ‘I’m so sorry, I will never do that again,’ – but a more accurate statement would probably go something like, ‘I really am sorry – I hate that I keep doing these things. But until I figure out what’s happening with me, I probably will keep on hurting you like this…‘ Admittedly, with the first statement, you’re more likely to get a good reaction… until it happens again. Which it will. Unless you do something about …

>A BIG Relationship Success Secret…

Yes, apparently Katy and Russell have called it off. Truthfully, I’m more surprised by the celebrity relationships that do make it than those that don’t – can you imagine a camera in your face every time you came out of Stop&Shop, in the middle of an argument with your honey?! What we focus on is what grows; so what

do you expect when exponentially more focus, and money, is put on the bad stuff in your relationship, by people …