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A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity

“Adultery has existed since marriage was invented, yet this extremely common act remains poorly understood. Infidelity may be ubiquitous, but the way we make meaning of it—how we define it, experience it, and talk about it—is ultimately linked to the particular time and place where the drama unfolds.” Read the whole article by Esther Perel …

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Mother’s Day – A day of conflicting emotions

Despite what Hallmark would like us to believe, Mother’s Day is a day filled with conflicting, difficult emotions for many adults.  The day is a reminder of the love we didn’t receive or didn’t give enough of.  Adults who seek treatment for their addictive relationship pattern suffer from early attachment injuries that are painful to feel, and …

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Grandma’s experience leaves a mark on your genes

Dan Hurley’s article, originally Trait vs. Fate, examines epigenetic imprinting, which speaks to “Mother Hunger”.  In Ready to Heal, McDaniel asserts that the original bond, or lack of bond, with Mom is the underpinning to intimacy challenges.  A troubled relationship with Mom creates a hunger that weaves its way into each and every relationship a …

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