A Delicate Situation: How Do You Tell a Friend They're in a Relationship with a Jerk 1

A Delicate Situation: How Do You Tell a Friend They’re in a Relationship with a Jerk

My girlfriend is in an abusive relationship.  I’ve tried talking to her.  Admittedly, I haven’t been very supportive.  I’ve seen evidence of the abuse she takes from him.  There are photographs of her bruised and scratched face after a particularly difficult day with him.  But she won’t seek help.  She insists everything is fine.  That Read More

Not all wounds are visible: Insights into marriage with a narcissist 1

Dear Sweet Apollo – Rest In Peace

Some of you may have read my tribute to Apollo in the spring and my struggles with how to prepare the children for his passing.  We had him put down this morning, it was very quite and peaceful.  I’m struggling and sad, and worried about Hubs and about how the children will take it (they’re with Read More