Category Archives: Family

An open letter to my angry adolescent

Written in response to an angry email I received from my 13-yr-old son, in which he posed the following questions: “What’s the fucking point?”, and “What the fuck do you know anyway?” [Name removed], Good questions. I urge you to … Continue reading

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Life lessons from a dysfunctional family (PLUS what others think of you and how to banish anxiety from your life)

When my mother fell gravely ill recently, I was confronted by who my family really are. While gut-wrenchingly disappointed by the recent lack of familial support, I learned a most important life lesson. The chasm between who you who think … Continue reading

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