Letting My Dad Off The Hook.

In my memories, my relationship with my father was always tempestuous.   I am the third (middle) of his five offspring, the second of three boys.  Dad was a drunk.  I used to say he was an alcoholic, but it always felt like I was trying to prettify something that wasn’t pretty and didn’t deserve the

How anger destroys relationships

The Google online dictionary has one definition of relationship as: “a state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection)”. Sadly, instead of a relationship, too many of us live in something that is more like a “relation-dinghy”!  (A dinghy is a small, open rowboat or inflatable raft.)   At the first heavy weather or big