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Treat Her Better

Recently I ended a longtime friendship.  It hurt, it felt like I was giving up on a part of my life that even as hard as I tried, no matter as much as I wanted it, it was just broken. I wanted to fix it so badly that I was always willing to give my own happiness in order to keep it. That's not friendship, it's obsession. Our relationship was… Read More »Treat Her Better

Family by Choice

No matter who we are, our life choices, or the number of people we are surrounded by, all of us want to know that we are not alone. We want people in our lives that know us for who we really are and love us in spite of knowing. We call those people family. It used to be that you were bound together first by blood, then by clan, and… Read More »Family by Choice

What! You too? -C.S. Lewis

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  “Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: “What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .”” —                   C.S. Lewis                  (The Four Loves)

Troublesome Friends & Lovers: When to Stay & When to Exit Gracefully – Laura Kutney

“Friends are with us for a reason, a season, or for a lifetime.” ~ Unknown I’ve been pondering writing about this topic for quite some time, but each time it comes up, it feels too uncomfortable and negative to write about. But, this is a situation in life that most everyone comes to deal with at some point, so I decided to go for it in case someone out there might… Read More »Troublesome Friends & Lovers: When to Stay & When to Exit Gracefully – Laura Kutney

Love and How I Met Your Mother

Truthfully, I wanted to cry when the last How I Met Your Mother aired this week. For the last 9 years I have tuned in faithfully to watch the evolution of 5 great characters as they flowed from youth through their 30’s. The series followed Ted Mosby as he explains to his teenage children the story of how he met their mother. The show’s creators Craig Thomas and Carter Bays took the… Read More »Love and How I Met Your Mother