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Banging Into the Sore Spots

Linda: By virtue of being close to each other, we will surely bang into each other’s sore spots. The sore spots are the left over wounds from childhood and sometimes wounds from previous adult relationships. Somewhere in our history there…

What’s an Affair? Defining Infidelity

Six women are seated around a living room table sipping merlot when the topic of infidelity surfaces. Each one has a different definition of cheating. “Infidelity begins when you overtly flirt with someone,” says the first. “I think…

Being Single Is Totally Normal

I like to celebrate single life. I think it deserves at least as much respect and celebration as married life. Maybe even more, because single people are still stereotyped and stigmatized. When they do well in their lives, they are…

Good Will When Handling Differences

Linda: Good will is a stance in which one embodies a desire to enhance the well being of another. It has to do with not only sending out one’s best wishes, but of having a dedication to put those wishes into actions that are life enhancing.…