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Find Out How "Healthy Selfishness" Will Help YOU and Your Loved Ones



Surprise Ending…..

I took a wonderful writing workshop with a woman named Lynda Barry. If you don't know her work, cartoons and writing...mad, funny, irreverent, brilliant...she is an amazing teacher, and even more, a giving, loving survivor. She not only shares her talent, she shares herself and her story. I learned a lot from her. I laughed all week.. One of the… Continue reading

How They Do IT


So, I was talking to a woman who is smart, nice, and Hollywood-actress beautiful. This is the kind of woman who could literally stop traffic. However, The man she is in a relationship with is verbally abusive and treats her with a total lack of respect. She could not understand how she'd ended up in a situation like this.… Continue reading

For anyone who loves and/or works with special needs kids

This is a letter that was sent to my school from a mother who son is leaving. I am not sharing this because I am patting myself on the back. I am sharing this because teachers who were supposed to teach couldn't and wouldn't.

His mother wrote: 

"Most of his teachers were un-able to accommodate him or use his… Continue reading

Why we blame ourselves for staying

So, I saw this in a book called Frozen Moment, the author is a mystery writer Camilla Cedar. a Swedish novelish. I so related: The main character is in a loveless marriage. Her husband "comes and goes" and obviously has "things on the side." She tells her friends and then...

Afterwards she was embarrassed, not because she had… Continue reading

When you think you can’t make it wouthout him




When you think you can’t live; “Can’t live, if living is without you...” yes, you can. You have been through hell and back and so have I. We have both had days when we believed it could not get worse, and it did. We have ridden through the storm and managed to still be here. How wonderful… Continue reading

If you missed this blog:

Some readers may have missed this blog. I think it is important enough to repost: 

   What is it you want and are you willing to pay the price - John Hart. 

                                            What is a… Continue reading


There was an article recently in People Magazine about two teenage girls who lived in a wealthy California suburb. One evening, one of the girls killed the other. The girl who was killed was an honor student, a fine athlete, the gracious daughter of a wealthy family, a cheerleader and a member of “the exclusive Bob-O-Links Club.”

The girl who… Continue reading

The One After The Divorce – This Time

A special word of advice: The first breakup after a divorce is extremely difficult.

We harbor a fantasy, I believe, or at least most of us do, that we have learned a lot in our marriage or long-term relationship. That it would all be so wonderful if only we were married to the right man, the nice man, the appreciative,… Continue reading

What is a Relationship Worth?

What is it you want and are you willing to pay the price - John Hart.

For many women the need for a partner, the desire for peace at home, has us abandoning our true needs and our true selves. We would laugh at shows that were not funny. We would put up with people who we found despicable. We… Continue reading

Don’t Get Depressed

Not getting depressed when things don’t go your way. You want that job - SO BAD. It is perfect for you. They hire someone else. You give your heart to that drop-dead gorgeous Greek god and it turns out he can’t marry you because he has to marry someone who’s Greek. You put a bid on a house you feel… Continue reading