The Joys of Marriage

Permission to fall apart?

Strong people don’t always want to be strong. Sometimes, we just need permission to fall apart. That’s how I feel. People are always telling my I’m strong, that they “don’t know how I do it”, etc etc. But I don’t always want to be strong. It’s…exhausting. It takes every ounce of effort that I have …

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When you don’t hear what’s really being said

Tonight, my husband is coming to therapy with me. This isn’t a particularly unusual occurrence, he’s been with me several times before…but for some reason, I’m nervous about this one. While we’ll likely end up talking about just whatever comes up, the topic at hand is “avoidance”. We both, but probably more so me lately, …

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