Walls

Her heart was a secret and beautiful garden, but the walls were very high, too high for anyone else to enter and enjoy with her. She had trapped herself. Sound like anyone you know? One of our life’s ...

Emotional Monogamy

“For me, the highest level of sexual excitement is in a monogamous relationship” … Warren Beatty, a once famous womanizer, now confesses what he has discovered in his later years. Are we human beings ...

Sunday Sabotage

Some of us use any form of emotional sedation we can on SUNDAYS. Maybe we need to quell the anxiety of either too much alone, couple or family time during the weekend hitting emotional overload.  For ...

Separation

Forget what hurt you, but never forget what it taught you. If arguments, conflict, worry, disappointment and fear have been visiting our lives we can take heart as we are still on track.  A match...

Secrets

We are only as sick as the SECRETS we keep. This is a mantra reminding us that the shame in keeping SECRETS long term will make us sick. These words are repeated often to those like me recovering from...

Instant Gratification

“INSTANT GRATIFICATION takes too long.” I couldn’t agree more. Fellow emotionally transparent addict and alcoholic Carrie Fisher sums up the problem with INSTANT GRATIFICATION … Just beautifully. Dela...

Food And Sex

FOOD AND SEX “FOOD is like SEX, when you abstain even the worst stuff begins to look good” shares Beth McAllister … When FOOD and SEX mean everything or nothing in our lives, this is an alarm to let u...

Vulnerable

I am a proud and grateful introvert, so if I am honest my greatest fear has never been being alone, that is actually easier for me than being with others. My greatest fear has been about being VULNERA...

Hate

“Let no man pull you so low as to hate him” Martin Luther King Jr advises us. Great wisdom, but easier said than done though for some of us. This four-letter word is one I have truly had a love, HATE ...

Partnerships

  Being in an intimate PARTNERSHIP is a full-time job, so if you are not ready, do not apply. An intimate relationship goes to a whole new level when both parties choose to hold each other’s hear...