Trust that he can take care of himself

Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash   One of the most precious gifts of partnership is being able to care for one another, daily and in times of need. I do the cooking, he does the washing up. He’s got the flu, I put cool washcloths on his forehead and make him soup. I’ve got cramps, he fillsContinue reading “Trust that he can take care of himself”

I love you and I’m listening.

Our bodies are highly intelligent and communicate with us constantly.  Well, at least they try to, though sometimes we don’t listen.  In those cases, the body usually finds ways to speak louder, scream if necessary, so we pay attention.   We all know its common signals: butterflies of excitement, sweaty nervous palms, stress tension atContinue reading “I love you and I’m listening.”

When the Volcano Erupts: 10 steps to finding your way back, after you’ve lost it.

  Do you know the feeling of being emotionally assaulted?  As though someone took a knife and stabbed you right where it hurts the most, then twisted the knife, poured salt on the wound, and topped it off with a squeeze of lime?  What comes after is a torrent of emotion that even a seasonedContinue reading “When the Volcano Erupts: 10 steps to finding your way back, after you’ve lost it.”