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April 17, 2017

To the Woman With Father Wounds

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I was wasting time on Facebook when my emotions made an unannounced visit.  Out of nowhere they instigated the worst ugly cry of 2017.  There I was, innocently scrolling through images when I stumbled across an article about Simone Biles and Sasha Farber’s waltz to You’re A Good Good Father on Dancing with the Stars.

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April 10, 2017

What To Do When God is Silent

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As much as I hate to admit it, I have trust issues.  Showing up at the most undesirable times, they’ve caused me to question my friends, my spouse, and even GPS.  Generally, I’m okay as long as there is some form of communication, but it’s in the silence when I start to lose it.

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March 31, 2017

What To Do When You’ve Been Betrayed

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At some point, it happens to everyone.   While minding our own business someone unsuspectingly betrays us. And just like that, we are left  breathless in a fog of disbelief.  

“Did this really happen?” we question, though we already know the answer. It did.  

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March 6, 2017

3 Types of Vulnerability to Avoid

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I come from a long line of talkers:  my grandfather, my mother, and me.  Effortlessly I can go for an hours without coming up for air (My husband will attest to this.).  I’m also highly extroverted, which makes a for an lively cocktail in any social setting.

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February 26, 2017

3 Ways Being Vulnerable Might Change Your Life

February 26, 2017 | By | 22 Comments

I’ve lived a lifetime trying to be perfect.

Perfect Appearance

Perfect Speech

Perfect Life

But adulthood has been the absolute antithesis of perfection.  In fact, I might venture to say, it has been characterized more by an unexpected slow death of my ideals and expectations.

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February 14, 2017

3 Things To Remember When You Don’t Feel Loved on Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2017 | By | 4 Comments

No  flowers

No Chocolates

No Man

When our romanticized view of Valentine’s Day meets reality we may be tempted to treat this holiday as just another day.  Whether married or single we may find ourselves wanting to stay in bed, gorge on candy and binge on Netflix.  After all, this day is often salt poured into an already open and unhealed wound.  

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February 13, 2017

3 Ways to Stop Dating Mr. Wrong

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Although it is only once a year event Valentine’s Day has the potential to cast a dark shadow on our romantic relationships or lack thereof.  This day tends to magnify the absence of a love interest in the life of a single woman.  At least that is the sentiment I have heard in the past few months.

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January 22, 2017

How To Heal From Trauma

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Whether you are in the midst of trying to resolve a conflict, forgive a loved one, cope with an unexpected life change, or just heal trauma can impact you without a moments notice.  For this reason I am excited to share my most recent live stream with you. Read More

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January 14, 2017

3 Reasons Women Can Embrace the “S” Word

January 14, 2017 | By | 21 Comments

“If he can lead me then lead me, but if he can’t . . . then I’ll walk all over him,” a popular music artist said in a radio interview.  She said this to the applause of men and women in the room.   Her statement came across as harsh, but I understood where she was coming from.

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August 23, 2016

4 Reasons Why Men Don’t Father Part III

August 23, 2016 | By | 8 Comments

“I handed him the divorce papers and he just signed them,” she said.  “He didn’t even fight for me.”  With tremendous disappointment my friend questioned the behavior of her ex but I understood his actions with laser sharp clarity.

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