Category Archives: family

Families

Moving is a pain. I had not planned on having to leave the house where I had been living with my sister and her husband for the last eight years. There were times during those eight years when I almost … Continue reading

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Abuse and Forgiveness

The most important piece of equipment we start with is what we learned from our parents as we grew up. And if what they taught us was flawed or even destructive, then it was a burden, which may take the … Continue reading

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Children of Divorce

Much has been written about the children of divorce — the pain they feel — the utter sense of loss they experience when they know they can only live with one or the other parent. So many of us wonder … Continue reading

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Taking the Blame

The son of a good friend of mine killed himself. She came to synagogue that first Shabbat after the police had told her of his death and, of course, she was utterly devastated. She sat and wept throughout the service, … Continue reading

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