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My Spouse Makes me So Mad!!

Often those who are closest to us make us upset. They make and break promises, or they act as if our interests and needs don’t matter. We all want to …

Quieting the Noise

It seems that in the days of COVID, computers, technology and TV, our minds are assaulted by this ever present “noise.” Omni-present noise is hard to escape. It filters and …

The Psychology of COVID

Coronavirus appeared on the scene at the beginning of 2020—what we thought would be a great year. Many of us believed the pandemic would last a few weeks, maybe months, …

Jaimie’s Scrupulosity Journey

What do you think of when you hear the term “OCD?” Do you think of compulsive hand washing? Do you imagine people with meticulously organized closets? Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is …

The Edenic Origins of OCD

I have often joked that Obsessive-Compulsive and Old Covenant have the same initials. Could there be a more than an alliterative connection between the two of them? I think so. …

Healing Emotional Blisters

I was once sitting with a group of friends sharing childhood experiences, when we started talking about being raised by domineering mothers. Three women present called their mothers “narcissistic.” They …

I’m a Recovering Ego-holic

Like the prodigal son, I loathed my rigorous church and home life; I wanted to break free. “Give me my space,” this teenager screamed; so my parents gave me SPACE …