Mother’s Day is coming—a chance to be celebrated for great sacrifice—and though I spend my full time providing a sense of security, peace, and comfort in the world to a little person, it will be a long time before he has the inclination or ability to thank me for it. Until then, I know these are the things I can count as tribute from my two-year-old.
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I am still struggling with my husband’s emotional affair from three years ago. I have days and months I don’t even think about it, but baseball started again. I don’t want to remove my son from the league but that’s where my reminders are.
When we learn our teen has an issue with pornography, we struggle to understand how someone we love and treasure could have turned away from our motherly embrace and toward images and videos we find disgusting and disturbing. I would like to tell you a story and offer comfort.
In a time when emotional awareness seems to be at an all-time high, it’s peculiar that bonding with children seems to be struggling. Why? Here are a few of the reasons this may be the case and what we can do about it.
I have the most loving husband who is an excellent father to our three teenage boys. Following a very stressful period where I had made a few mistakes, I had a terrible thought that I didn’t love him anymore. It has left me totally broken, off work for months, on anti-depressants, insomnia meds, Valium, and seeing various therapists/psychiatrists.
Having spoken with many survivors and those who have volunteered helping survivors, I have come to understand many are storing the wrong foods in their kits. There are a few criteria to follow when considering what foods you will add to sustain yourself and your family.
We naturally want to fix people who are not doing things the way they should—or the way we think they should. They are not following our rules! This is particularly true within family relationships—and it can be very damaging.