When Family Hurts

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As a child, I remember embarking on wonderful adventures, often played out in my head, traveling distant worlds, battling evil sorcerers, and casting out demons. I related to the hero in the timeless comic strip Calvin & Hobbes. Although I wasn’t nearly as mischievous as him, I related to his longing for freedom, his innocent love of adventure, and the promise of a better world. In my family, the casting out of demons wasn’t a setup for make-believe. It was a somewhat normal affair. We believed in miracles and in … Read More

Deserving Therapy

Do you need a specific reason to go to therapy? The answer might surprise you. We all have those wonderful friends. You know, the ones you won’t see for weeks or months but still make you feel like not a day has passed since your last reunion? Several months ago, a college friend and I finally nailed down a specific date and time to meet. It was a miracle with our hectic lives. As if on the brink of bursting, we collapsed in our café chairs and immediately fell into … Read More