Pillow Talk

That arm would be wrapped around me, holding me close. I’d feel safe and lovely and loved as I fell asleep to the sounds of a fire still burning in the fireplace. It’s never perfect…so, of course there were also sounds of snoring, both man and dog.

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Love is All Around Us

Silly me…I watched “Four Weddings and a Funeral” way too close to Valentine’s Day. By the end of it, I was heavily identified with the feelings at the funeral.

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How to be Friends With Your “Ex”

The only way the heart heals is taking the time to be gentle with ourselves while our heart finds its way back. Nobody’s journey is the same, but one will be necessary in order to move on, pick yourself up and get ready to open to love again. And it won’t heal if you can’t let go of the other person, at least for awhile.

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Every Ending is a Beginning

Pandora has stations you can select with titles like, “Breakup Music” or my personal favorite, “I Can Let Go Now” where Karen Carpenter and Michael McDonald will have you in Leonard Cohen’s kitchen chair leaning into the gas oven.

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There is No Painless Ending

When did women inherit the enormous responsibility for what happens in relationships with men? Does estrogen give them the superpower to be able to simultaneously be vulnerable, soft and present while being hyper-vigilant so as not to hurt a man?

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