This is parenting.
This week I go to my son’s college orientation, in preparation for launching him from the nest in a month or so. It is a bittersweet time, but…
Joined at the hip
In marriage it’s easy to get attached, feeling a need to do everything together, agree on everything together, and severely limit…
What if I’m Introverted and Isolated?
In response to yesterday’s Pause, I received this feedback:
What usually goes with a big mouth?
A haiku for those of us who tend to get really …
A Pause from the Pause
In honor of his birthday today, Hal is taking the day off from the Pause. So…
Creating the Relationships You Crave
Let’s face it; when it comes to relationships, we’ve all received some bad training over the years. Divorce. Mean girls. Crazy exes. Narcissistic parents.
Even if you had…
How can you motivate a teenager?
Recently we’ve hosted a couple of Ask Hal webinars, where you got the chance to send in your personal questions directly. Here’s one I didn’t get to answer during that time:
If this is a holiday season for you, and you’re anticipating “drawing near” to friends and family, here’s a thought:
What spirit are you hoping…
It shouldn’t have to be this hard!
One of the hallmarks of true adulthood is whenever we stop reacting against reality, and start adapting ourselves to it. So often our frustrations…
The Most Selfish Words in a Relationship
There are many ways to say the most selfish words in a relationship: I told you so.