The nuance of a good life

It's not the blatant acts of disrespect or rejection that hurt us the most, it's the subtle gestures that leave room for doubt or interpretation that leave deep scars. Nuance thrives in those subtle gestures because nuance is what allows us to avoid conflict, or resist commitment. It allows us a graceful exit for just-in-case…

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The single parent challenge

This is a burning issue. I won't be surprised if we have more single-parent homes than we have two-parent homes these days. In fact, even many two-parent homes are run like a single-parent home because one of the partners are either uninterested, emotionally unavailable, or simply a delinquent child themselves. The crisis is much worse…

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The silent lie

Dishonesty isn't always a lie. It's often an unspoken truth. In fact, unspoken truths are probably the source of more dishonesty than outright lies.We remain silent when we feel threatened by the revelation of the truth.That threat is not always about exposure of who we are. Sometimes, it's because we don't want to bear the…

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