Getting through the Holidays

Are you in a hard marriage? Are you separated? Are you divorced? Are you a single mom? Are you dreading holiday gatherings? Are you dreading not having plans for Thanksgiving or Christmas Eve or Christmas Day or New Year’s Eve? Are you dreading not being able to do...

The Aftereffects of Emotional Abuse

The aftereffects of living under abuse are long and complicated. It’s a bit like a brain tumor that has wrapped itself around the brainstem and all throughout your skull. There’s not just one easy way to undo all that’s been done. There’s no off switch. One of my...

Sex & the Divorced Christian Woman

When I wrote about sex and the single Christian girl, I cringed the entire time I wrote it. But I look back now and have to laugh a little bit because (and I admitted this then) it’s super easy to talk about something when it’s only a theory. Because I wrote it when I...

Hope for the Hopeless

A few years ago, I found out that a former member of one of my private Facebook groups – who left because she wasn’t feeling as supported as she felt she needed – took her life, leaving behind two children, family, friends. I’m not sure what to do with...