Is Divorce Really the Answer to Your Conflict? – Think About the Long-Term Impact

When couples struggle in marriage, they often think divorce is the only option. Certainly, marital conflict is complex and painful and we could not offer recommendations here for your specific situation. We’re aware that many spouses find themselves being divorced and would never have chosen this path. Some marriages involve violence or repeated infidelity, suggesting…

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Feeling Hard Stuff

Avoiding Reality One of the reasons I’m not a proponent of marijuana legalization is that folks who use it regularly don’t develop skills to handle difficult emotions. For example, when a teen experiences rejection, or disappointment, or sadness, or anxiety and regularly uses pot to soften those emotions, he or she doesn’t learn what to…

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