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And now I live with a Boy.

I moved out of the home I shared with my ex-husband more than five years ago. It was the end of January, and I remember I was allowed access to my small, two-bedroom suite a few days early. I called … Read More

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Sexless Marriage: the slippery slide

Imagine that you have a weekend pass to a huge waterpark. The waterpark has every sort of slide you can imagine, including the straight-shot one that drives your bathing suit into a giant atomic wedgie. You have plans to take … Read More

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Beginnings, Endings and Celebrations

I’m going to just come out and say it. Actually, I’m going to yell it: I THINK WE SHOULD PAUSE AND CELEBRATE A LOT MORE THAN WE DO. For various reasons, things end: loved ones die, we pass courses, we … Read More

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Lessons from the Grand Canyon

I climbed in and out of the Grand Canyon last weekend. It was damn hard. And as a coach, it seems like an occupational hazard that I have to learn from everything I do, and so after a week of … Read More

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An Affair to Wake Up To

I remember it so clearly: we had gone for drinks after work, under the guise of it being a wind-down from a busy month-end. But we were the only two there. The chemistry between us was palpable, and to a … Read More

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Design your Valentine

It’s two days from Valentine’s Day. Are you ready? Did you buy some flowers? Buy a card? Make a card? Make a reservation? Buy some lingerie? Get something waxed? Write a love limerick that includes the word ‘Nantucket’? SNORE. I … Read More

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The Blindside

I remember it like it was yesterday – The Blindside. I was putting away groceries in the kitchen and my husband was standing beside me. I don’t actually remember the pre-amble of our conversation, I but I sure remember the … Read More

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My Own Relationship Navigator

In online dating, I don’t typically tell men that I am a relationship coach, partially because once you know my first name and that little fact, you can find out A LOT about me, but also because I dread the … Read More

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A Face for Radio?

We’ve been cooking up some interesting things over here at Big Life Headquarters: Baxter has a new bed to slumber on in a corner of the office, new clients are joining me to have fired-up lives, and now I am … Read More

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More (sex/rest/money) please!

I escaped this weekend to a tiny island off the coast of Washington State. We ate some amazing meals, and explored the beach, and looked out at the ocean, and lounged around in hotel bathrobes. It was exactly what I … Read More

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