Some conversations are just no fun and even quite hard to have. No spouse, for example, wants to spend lots of time talking about the end-of-life issues. But as sure as you and I are guaranteed an end to our lives on this earth, the timing and conditions of that end also often come unexpectedly. Even though it’s hard, it’s also quite necessary to talk about various aspects of life…and death…to help each other think through these situations.
Here are five necessary but hard conversations every couple should have regarding how to move forward in life together in the here and now, as well as in the event one of them passes away or becomes incapacitated.
As January 1st draws closer, you may be thinking about New Year’s resolutions and other family plans for 2017. But before you look ahead, it’s important to take some time to look back. Good endings are necessary to make way for great beginnings. [Tweet This] An archer has to draw their arm back to shoot […]
There are lots of ways to celebrate Thanksgiving and actually be, well, thankful. We can memorialize all we are thankful for, even ON the tablecloth. We can tell our children, spouse, friends and family how much they mean to us, or review classic stories of gratitude in our country’s rich heritage that inspired the holiday. But this Thanksgiving, I urge you to write five special thank you letters of gratitude to some of the people that have made the greatest difference in your life.