Archive for May, 2006

“Don’t Take It Personally”

I was asked in a recent parenting seminar on any rules for dealing with the rollercoaster of teens. I turned and wrote on the board: Rule 1: Take Nothing Personally After the chuckles stopped, I added the second rule: Rule 2: See Rule #1 That was it. That was the extent of the rules. Because […]


What’s The Problem?

People often ask me: why do we have so many problems in marriage? From my perspective, it seems that a great deal of the problem comes from two directions. 1) We are raised to take care of ourselves. We are raised to be independent people, unaffected by those around us. Sometimes, the training doesn’t work, […]