Microaggressions

Are “Microaggressions” a Thing?   For those of you who practice relationship therapy, you are well aware of the indignities partners can foist on one another, even in the context …

“Er…I’m sorry.

It’s hard to go a few days without reading something about the power of forgiveness. Indeed, it has become a spiritual axiom that forgiveness is the key to inner peace. …

Out of Hiding

We humans put a lot of energy into making it seem that we have our act together a lot more than we actually do. We hide what we believe is …

Solitary Confinement

Day to day life as a married couple brings with it the perennial challenge of figuring out how to show up. For Marcia and I, not showing up eventually results …

I’m Right, I think

In the geometry of the committed relationship, the shortest distance between two points is empathy. Yes, empathy – the dawning realization that somebody’s perspective or emotional experience is different from …