Archive | Self-Acceptance

Hawaii Adventure Looks Daunting

Question: Dear Luise: My grown daughter and her family have lived within driving distance since she married, so we have always had a comfortable back and forth arrangement we just fell into, that worked for both of us. Now, they have moved to Hawaii and beyond all of my friend’s lovely predictions about how great […]

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Childhood Scars

Question: Dear Luise: I have a lot of things from my childhood I haven’t sorted out that are affecting my relationship. I am newly married and don’t know how to deal with the baggage I brought with me into this setting. I often don’t feel free to be me, it’s like I have something going […]

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Will He Come Back

Question: Dear Luise: I have been in a relationship with a married man for over three years. We had a bad spell once and he left me, but he came back and we mended our fences. For a long time everything went well but recently, he left again. Do you think I should just hang […]

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How Do I Meet People

Question: Dear Luise: Where do I go to meet someone interesting? I want more friends and maybe someone special in my life. I know the Internet is unsafe and my experience with blind dates have been disasters, without exception. Any ideas? Casey A. Answer: Dear Casey: When you talk with people you will find that […]

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I Need to Get Past My Insecurity

Question: Dear Luise: A man I once loved for a very long time has come back into my life. I find that I’m not dealing well with how many female friends he has. We are happy except for this. I’m sure my insecurity must bother him. Please give me a hand with this situation before […]

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I’m Such A Failure

Question: Dear Luise: I am nearly six months pregnant, and single. I have one failed marriage behind me and am in my mid-twenties. I have always wanted to have kids but I just can’t find the right guy to make a life with. I am not the easiest person to live with, but I’m not […]

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Will I Move To The United Kingdom

Question: Dear Luise: Will I settle in the UK? Sareetha Answer: Hi Sareetha. Another name that is new to me, and lovely. When you ask a question that way, it suggests that you don’t feel like you are in charge of your life. You aren’t a piece on a chessboard to be moved around by […]

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I’m The World’s Worst “Waffler”

Question: Hi Luise: I make a decision but I can’t stay with it. I’m a “waffler”. Doubts come up and I have an awful time following through. It isn’t that I can’t come up with a plan…I can do that, but then I start asking everyone else’s opinion and doubting mine. How can I address […]

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