Archive for June 2006

Cowboy Boots

Monday, June 26th, 2006

Last week I went shopping. It was one of those Saturday morning excursions, where after a leisurely breakfast and a look through the local paper, it seemed appropriate to get out and about and see what is on offer. The change of season heralds a change of outdoor temperatures, so for me when I awake in […]

Understanding Energy

Wednesday, June 21st, 2006

One of the most common complaints I get from members is complaints about why "Men have to act like men" or why "women are just so damn frustrating". When I read these comments I chuckle, and wonder how much each partner knows about the way each of you are socially conditioned. I need to draw […]

The Littlest Things

Tuesday, June 20th, 2006

Last weekend I celebrated my anniversary. Looking back on the time I have spent with my partner, I realize how far we have come and how much we have grown in our understanding and love for one another. It was a sobering thought. While thinking of how far I had come in our relationship, I […]

Weathering The Storms

Monday, June 12th, 2006

It’s snowing here today. I would have never expected it, as it was blowing a balmy north-west wind last night when I went to bed, and it was unseasonably warm. However, this morning after opening the window, I realized why my dog was scratching at the door, wanting to be let in. Poor little thing […]

Dealing With the Unseen Scars

Friday, June 9th, 2006

When you say the words "..in sickness and in health..", you never quite imagine that you are going to have to remember those words and live them out in perpetuity. This is none more so correct than when depression rears its ugly head in marriage. What is it about depression that elicits such fear or […]

In-laws And Outlaws

Tuesday, June 6th, 2006

It never ceases to amaze me. I had dinner with an old friend from out of town the other night and we got to chatting about how each other’s relationships are going. It seems I’m not the only one with in-law problems. In fact, when sharing this fact with a few of my other friends, […]