CBS’s Marriage Sabbaticals should be called what they are – a separation

CBS’s Marriage Sabbaticals should be called what they are – a separation

Talk about putting lipstick on a pig!  CBS recently aired  Love on the Rocks? Some Couples Solve Problems With ‘Marriage Sabbaticals’ where couples take a break from each other for three months and live like their single. I couldn’t disagree more with this philosophy.of couples counseling.  Avoiding a problem doesn’t make it go away.  Especially during the first year of marriage there are a lot of ups and downs.  There are many adjustments and...

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You have to keep house like Martha Stewart, parent like Donna Reed, work like Sheryl Sandberg, and look like Jennifer Anniston

You have to keep house like Martha Stewart, parent like Donna Reed, work like Sheryl Sandberg, and look like Jennifer Anniston

We do not value our families as much as we value prestige and money.  In other words the opinion of others is more important than asking ourselves what we want  When a woman starts thinking about having children, Sheryl Sandberg said, “she doesn’t raise her hand anymore … She starts leaning back.”  So how bad would laid back be?  It sounds like a criticism to think about children. That by not raising our hand we are doing something wrong! What...

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Home For the Holidays (again!)

Home For the Holidays (again!)

How do you deal with the Holidays? It’s that special time of year where you should feel ……and you have….. You get to make the list I should feel happy I should feel joy, I should have more money for a better gift ….And then you are in a room where frankly you’re rubbing elbows with people you have avoided all year. You avoid them because they ask you. Why aren’t you married, when are you having children and then what do you do for a living...

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