Ready to Rage

No, no. Not in that “let’s have a good time!” sort of way. More like that, “I’ve had just about enough of everything and I’m at my breaking point” sort of way. I am so tired of people droning on about the weather (myself included), but I’m really hoping that endless days of cold and… Read More Ready to Rage

Communicating with my Spouse: “I’m sorry, WHAT?! I can’t hear you!”

My wife and I share “that look” across the kitchen.  You know the one, the one that says “I’m sorry, were you talking?  I’m not sure, I can’t hear you over… EVERYTHING!”  That look.  Do we resign ourselves to yet another unfinished conversation, or insist, again, on some respect for the fact that every now and again… Read More Communicating with my Spouse: “I’m sorry, WHAT?! I can’t hear you!”

Practicing Patience

“I don’t have patience,” was my retort when my spouse and I would talk about having children.  I wanted children, dearly.  I was simply afraid that I would irreversibly screw them up in a way years of therapy couldn’t fix.  I started my children’s “therapy fund” before they were born, and long before the college fund. … Read More Practicing Patience