POV The Myth of BFFs: Why We Need to Let Go of Toxic Friendships
I laugh when my daughter tries to squeeze herself into a dress she has long outgrown, but it is similar to what I have been doing with the friends I’ve accumulated over time, holding on to those who deserve to be shelved.Add to list
Animals Why We Should Let Our Children Grieve the Death of Their Pets
A month after our dog Poncho died, I went for the PTA to my daughter’s school. The class teacher told me she would blank out for long periods and sit in a corner weeping while her best friend hugged her. I had failed to address a significant milestone in her life – her first experience with death.Add to list
Love and Sex He Was Depressed, I Needed Therapy. How Was Our Marriage Going to Survive?
My husband couldn’t get out of bed and spent most of his waking hours in silence or crying. He experienced panic attacks. Soon my empathy for him began morphing into a dark affirmation – I didn’t deserve this. Then I realised I needed therapy too.Add to list