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When the Unthinkable Happens (part 2)

If you haven’t already done so, please read last week’s post “When the Unthinkable Happens” (Part 1) by clicking on that title in the right-hand column of this page… 819 more words


Dealing with the Mother-in-law

At a recent visit to the local bookstore, I found, amidst authors like Lousie Hay and Deepak Chopra; Mother-in-law by Veena Venugopal. I snickered, how can a book about the Indian Mother-in-law be in the self-help section? 710 more words

Therapy Corner

When the Unthinkable Happens (part 1)

Exploring MILS & DILS as “Family, Friends and Allies” led me to visit with Susan, a woman who has 33 years of experience as a DIL with “a very strong-willed woman” as her MIL.  534 more words


The Other Woman In Your Marriage

About 9 out of 10 Indian drama serials revolve around an evil mother-in-law hell-bent on driving the daughter-in-law out of the house and how the latter proves to be a warrior despite the world turning against her. 540 more words


A Kids Bead Class and More . . .

I took my nine year old granddaughter to a bead class for kids at my favorite bead shop in Niantic, CT; Thistle Beads.

The class was to make a lizard out of beads, a very basic but a place to start for a child. 229 more words


I Mean Her No Harm

The simplest and silliest of experiences often trigger insights into complex concepts and relationships. Remember how John Nash was inspired to develop a new concept of governing dynamics when discussing with fellow grad students at a bar how to approach a group of women? 766 more words