Mar 30, 2016
How are grief and addiction similar... how do they differ? I
find that even though each may be caused by some difficult
experience that we face in life, at least I have the ability to
overcome my addiction. I don't think the same can be said for
Psychology Today's definition of addiction...
Mar 23, 2016
My father was my entire world as a child. Wherever he went I wanted to go with him. It seems as if I was always by his side.
Once he died, my mother became the central figure in my life and would instill in me core values that I carry with me to this very day. she would sacrifice all that was important to here to...
Mar 16, 2016
I have often wondered what would have happened if my mother and
I had stayed at my parents store for an additional 15-20 minutes.
Would we all be alive, or would we all have perished that
It is a question that consumed me for a long time. Eventually, I just had to let it go.
Your are encouraged to leave...
Mar 9, 2016
Even though I had an uncle and my grandfather who would become the male role modes in my life after my father passed, I did not ask them to accompany me to any of the father/son events at my high school. My reasoning was simple... they were not my father.
Grieving the loss of my father - some 4 years after he...
Mar 2, 2016
When I was younger, if I heard people discuss the loss of a
loved one I would always think that the somehow they got more time
with them than I got with my father, or at least they had time to
"prepare" for the loss of their loved one.
I now realize that every loss is significant and hurts regardless of when the person...