Advice Wednesday: Why Do I Have A Pattern of Valuing People Who Don’t Value Me?

Advice Wednesday: Why Do I Have A Pattern of Valuing People Who Don’t Value Me?

Bob asks: I have this pattern where people I hold as important to me do not find me all that important.  The best man at my wedding would never have dreamed of me as worthy of being more than a guest at his wedding.  My friends who I would have liked to have asked to...
Advice Wednesday: What If Grieving Takes Too Long After The End of My Engagement & My Bereavement & Then I Miss Out?

Advice Wednesday: What If Grieving Takes Too Long After The End of My Engagement & My Bereavement & Then I Miss Out?

Shelley asks: Four months before we were due to get married last January, my ex cancelled the wedding. He simultaneously pushed for us to get married and start trying for a baby straight away, while being very critical, looking for problems, and demanding certainty...
Podcast Ep. 49: Why Did We Break Up? #5 – Let Me In

Podcast Ep. 49: Why Did We Break Up? #5 – Let Me In

It’s time for a Why Did We Break Up? episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions. It’s really confusing when a brief relationship still affects us for quite some time afterwards. When it feels as if it had a lot of potential and that things were going swimmingly, we...

Advice Wednesday #3: Widowed & Hurt From First Relationship Breakup–Can I Trust Again After Mr Unavailable?

The tricky situation: I’m a 65-year-old widow of five years, (married forty years) going through my first relationship breakup since losing my husband. I broke up with my boyfriend because I couldn’t stand the mixed messages. I can’t understand what happened and keep...