Surviving Secondhand Drama

Smoke filled room

I want the time spent with my extended family to be filled with love, good food, and memories. Instead, drama hangs in the air like secondhand smoke. An afternoon my Mom’s is often filled with repressed anger, tension, and jealousy. Does this happen to anyone else? Please tell me I’m not alone. Here’s how I […]

What Is Passive Aggressive –

Couple arguing in laundry mat

One of my favorite stories about passive aggressive behavior in a marriage goes like this…“Cash, check or charge?” I asked, after folding the items the woman wished to purchase. As she fumbled for her wallet, I noticed a remote control for a television set in her purse. “So, do you always carry your TV remote?” […]