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Think Rape Culture Doesn’t Exist? Think Again Numerous polls show that most Americans believe the assault and rape charges against the American President Donald J. Trump were right but voted him in anyway. That’s rape culture. The Washington Post-Kaiser Poll (2015) found that 20% of young women who attended college during the past four years […]Continue reading
The pursuit of Happiness.Also known as the never-ending Guilt Trip.I know what I need to be happy. I just have to get it.The next job, the next marriage, the next house, the next pair of jeans.Next, next, next, next.I feel anxious already. Can I accomplish all this? Will I ever be a great person, parent, […]Continue reading
Do you have trouble getting a family dinner onto the table every night?You’re not alone.Last night each of my three daughters’ enjoyed a home cooked meal of spaghetti and meatballs with a side of cantaloupe. While they ate, I helped with their homework, signed papers and found out my twins need a plain sheet, towel […]Continue reading
Fighting in front of the kids?!Who in their right mind would expose their sweet, innocent children to parental conflict?Oh, wait! Everyone. On. Earth. Because we’re all human and stuff. And humans get pissed off.You’re a pretty great human. Don’t worry. You love your family.You’re trying to be a role model so your kids don’t become serial […]Continue reading
You know the feeling. The one where nobody “gets” you?And the scarier, darker feeling…the one that makes you think things you shouldn’t. The feeling where you start wondering if this whole thing is pointless…Maybe you tried talking to someone. A friend, or a therapist, tries to relate by offering up a similar story, or diagnosing […]Continue reading