Why do we do it? Why do we continue to give and give, and try and try, and spend our precious life-hours catering to people who don’t give back? Continue reading “Selfish Friends”
People get depressed for many reasons, but weakness of character isn’t one of them. It’s true, of course, that depressed people have “stinkin’ thinkin.'” But stinkin’ thinkin’ isn’t the cause of their depression. Continue reading “For anyone who is depressed (and for those who love them)”
You’re pissed? Fine. As far as I’m concerned, you can cry, gripe, bitch, scream, moan, or break your own shit (as long as you do it when I’m not around). But you don’t get to: Continue reading “You get to be mad. You don’t get to be mean. You don’t get to scare people.”
Because your apologies suck.
“You’re kidding, right?”
Nope. And you’re in good company. In over 30 years as a marriage counselor, I’ve only heard a handful of effective apologies. If apologizing 100 times hasn’t worked, you’re definitely missing something. Continue reading “Why she keeps bringing up the past after you’ve apologized 100 times”