wholeness Archives - Elisabeth Klein

Are You Happy?

Two people in my life ask me this question: are you happy? One is my Husband. And when he asks this, he is asking in essence if I’m happy with our life together and if he makes me happy, the wanting-to-make-me-happy man that he is. The other is my Dad. And when he...

Rebuilding Trust

Question: How do I forgive my spouse, and what is the difference between forgiving him and trusting him? This is about the weightiest of all topics, isn’t it?  Let me start by saying that I believe we are all called to forgive everyone for what they’ve done to us, but...

How I Landed in a 12-Step Group

I was doubled over on my counselor’s couch, my head in my hands, on the verge of hyperventilating.  I had just finished sharing yet another incident that had left me feeling undone in one of my relationships, when my counselor suggested, “I really think you might want...