Can You Stand the Rain…? Lessons in Endurance

Remember that New Edition joint back in the day…?  Can You Stand the Rain?  *Singing loudly and off key*  Sunny days- everybody loves them. Tell me, baby, can you stand the rain? Storms will come, this we know for sure. Can you stand the rain?….Love that song.  However as I have gotten older and wiser, I realize the…

5 Practices of Successful Couples

If you could identify some habits and practices of successful couples, what would they be? It’s surely not limited to five, I’m sure it could hit 50. My Top 5 is listed below, so let’s cover a few and take it from there..

Proceed with Caution…..You Ain’t Dr. Phil.

It is hard to give or receive relationship advice nowadays….though there is no shortage of people who like to give it.  This can create some very uncomfortable situations in your relationships with others. There should be some guidelines established for the giving and receiving of such advice.  Here are a few of my suggestions: The…

The Silent Partner

So you’ve got a friend who likes to creep on their spouse or partner, and they love to confide in you about it. How do you handle keeping this secret hidden in the face of guilt every time you see their partner? It’s possible you’re their “Slient Partner” in their indiscretions, but there is a way to avoid this…

Getting down to the roots

A few months ago a fan was concerned about what her partner’s reaction would be if she took off her wigs and showed him her lack of hair underneath. She took your advice – here’s her latest update.