5 Steps to Fighting Fair

5 Steps To Fighting Fair

Hitting below the belt, back stabbing, belittlement, the stink eye, throat punching, character assassination, and the good old fashioned slap in the face. I think we can all agree that none of these go-to standards are what we would call, “fighting fair”.   There is nothing more damaging to a relationship than hurtful words said during…

The secret to connection. A compelling argument.

Is Connection Worth the Risk?

A major theme running through my heart lately has been a need for connection with others. For so many years my focus has been on setting boundaries, because I needed to connect with myself, first and foremost. I chose distance from those closest to me, because they had the largest pull on my heart, and were the most powerful in…

Truth cost me everything

Setting Boundaries

  My first major boundary was tentatively set against my older sister. I wasn’t sure I wanted to set the boundary, but I’d noticed that while we were best friends, and our phone conversations always felt positive, every time I got off the phone with her, I felt bad about myself. I’d go into the…