Family therapy?!

DEAR HARRIETTE: I have been sorting through some emotional issues for some time now. I have come to a decision that I am frightened to make: I want to ask my dad and stepmother to join an upcoming group therapy session with me. My therapist recommended that we sit down together, as a lot ofContinue reading “Family therapy?!”

Grading on a curve?

Dear Annie: My wife of 44 years passed away after a nine-day bout with cancer. We started dating at 16, went to college together, married at 20 and graduated at 21, when we started our life together for real. “Sally” passed away two months after her 65th birthday. I will turn 65 in a month.Continue reading “Grading on a curve?”

Blah, blah, blah, blah. Therapy.

Dear Annie: I have been technically single all my life. I did have a casual long-term relationship with a man that lasted for 12 years. We were never exclusive. We would have never worked exclusively, and we both knew that. That relationship ended badly. An unplanned pregnancy resulted in a painful miscarriage that required surgery.Continue reading “Blah, blah, blah, blah. Therapy.”

I’M NOT SUICIDAL!!

[I’m ranting later about that therapist who accused me of being suicidal when I wasn’t. Nothing to worry about.] I’m on chapter 3 of my false memories book, and I really don’t want to read this chapter. Here’s why, it’s opening: So you want to read a book on memory but don’t want to hearContinue reading “I’M NOT SUICIDAL!!”

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