I have been wanting to ask you this for some time. My father died four years ago. I feel as though my mother resents me. She forbids me from seeing his family (I do anyway). She has not talked to me in five months. I know people grieve differently, but do you have any advice for me? Continue reading
I feel as though my need to be “perfect” all the time is truly starting to have a significant negative impact on my life. It has a huge impact on how I feel about myself which is probably why I view myself in such a negative way. Logically, I know that these thoughts are all silly, but I still can’t help but to let them control my life in a lot of ways. Are there any “cures” for perfectionism, or is it just part of who I am as a person? Thank you in advance for your help.
How do I deal with not wanting to date someone with children, for fear that my now semi-adult children will react poorly if they see me interacting better with her children than I did with them? Continue reading
Your column is just in time for all my motherhood questions! For starters, how do I get myself to stop saying the f word so much? I really find myself abusing it, especially when frustrated with my ever loving fiance, due to my newly shortened pregnancy fuse! And I just don’t want to be a trash talkin’ mama! Continue reading