I have to fight the urge to “fix” my daughter, fight the desire to change who she is. Because children are meant to be unfinished.
Unlike the weather, you can change the conditions in your marriage. You can decide to have a relationship that’s sunny and clear.
If I go back 10 years, I don’t think my husband was the man for me to marry. If I could talk to my 26-year-old self, I would tell her so many things…
My partner is amazing. He’s a great human. A wonderful father, an amazing provider, and a good person. But he’s also emotionally unavailable.
When you think you’re holding space for someone and you’re preoccupied with something else, you’re really not holding space.