“Buckle Up, Buttercup”

We all need resilience (from strength, not shame) and vulnerability and to give our partner the room to express each of those in the way s/he needs to.

What to Say (and Not) to Someone Who’s Grieving

Linda Carroll on Grief

Marilyn Mendoza wrote: “Remember that there is no magic wand that can take away the pain and grief. The best any of us can do is to be there & be supportive.” My mother, an articulate and highly accomplished writer, began to lose much of what she valued a few years ago.