Tag Archives: Family

Tool For Tuesday: It’s Your Own Fault

Joelle’s daughter is 23 and she’s been in therapy for the past year, blaming Joelle for everything from her big feet to her bad posture, her unhappiness and her lackluster love life. Joelle’s been footing (pardon the pun) the bill … Continue reading

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Sitting Through the Discomfort

July 23, 2012 Joelle’s turn today. You remember her–she always jokes that she has a bad case of “Tongue Fu.” (I wrote about that here.) She went out for her mother’s birthday the other night. A loooonnnng dinner at a … Continue reading

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Father’s Day: Sometimes People Can’t Say the Words We Long to Hear

Happy Father’s Day to all Dads! For my friend, Sam, the one with the tropical fish who shared the reminder, “don’t let other people live rent free in your head” (you can read that here), it’s a bittersweet day. He’s … Continue reading

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