Category Archives: Marriage

An Affair in Three Voices – Part 3: Geena’s Story

This is the third and last part of An Affair in Three Voices: Geena’s Story (to read the previous two click on the right under “recent posts”) ———————————————————————————————- “I grew up knowing two things about myself: I was fat, and I was … Continue reading

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An Affair in Three Voices – Part 2: The Wife

An Affair in Three Voices – Part 2: The previous post described an affair from the husband’s perspective.  Here, Barbara describes to me her reality, as his wife. “I was six when my father left my mother.  Since then I … Continue reading

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An Affair in Three Voices: The Husband (Part 1)

A true story of an affair, as you’ll read, it’s told by the husband … Of course I changed all identifying data … The next two blogs will tell the story from the perspective of the betrayed wife and her … Continue reading

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Falling in Love # 3/ old and in love

 I first met Elsie when she volunteered for the same organization I did – a sweet elderly lady with white curly hair and sensible shoes.  She was about 80 years old, and always had a smile on her face. She loved to … Continue reading

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Taking Your Husband’s Last Name

I want to start with a confession. Being a product of this society; being of a certain upbringing and weakness of character – periodically, I succumb to the very conventions and behaviors I criticize. So with this disclaimer, let me … Continue reading

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Aids/Falling in Love#2

I will call her Joy.  She came to therapy to resolve some issues with her elderly mother – an attractive, stylish woman, in her mid-thirties, and happily married. You know, when you start talking, you never know where the conversation … Continue reading

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Being in Love #1

This friend is married. She was “in love” with her husband when they met. They had three boys, a nice little home and a group of friends. She was a homemaker and he was a physician. When the children started … Continue reading

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