One of my favorite authors is William Maxwell. He was a small-town boy from Illinois born in the early 1900s who was known for his deeply personal and emotionally insightful novels. In person he was said to be wise, gentle, and self-assured. In writing his novels he drew upon his own personal loss of his […]
My Milk is in the Microwave and My Coffee in the Fridge..Help Me Please!
Yep, I just did that. Quite recently in fact. After returning my beverages to the completely wrong places I proceeded to walk upstairs to fold the laundry but forgot what I went to do once I was up there. You’d think this would be enough to completely push me over the edge but no, I […]
Can A Spouse Also Be Just “Good Enough”?
You may have heard of the phrase “good enough parenting”, which was coined by British pediatrician and psychoanalyst Donald Winnicott back in the 1950s. Along with this phrase was a bunch of psychoanalytic mumbo-jumbo that I won’t bore you with here but his basic premise was this – you don’t have to be a “perfect” […]
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