Posts Tagged ‘growth requires the temporary suspension of security’

The Struggle for Growth

03/30/2011  |  14 Comments

The couple's therapy session last night went pretty well, and I think we're going to see her again. The therapist... more

Love Letter #4 (Growing Pains)

03/02/2010  |  11 Comments

"Relationships take work," they say. But as someone who now knows I spent way too long in failed or failing... more

My Evolving Masculinity, Part Four: Personal

01/08/2010  |  20 Comments

See also: Part One, Introduction, Part Two, Yin & Yang, and Part Three: "Daddy" I started this series in the summer,... more

Protected: The Risk it Takes to Blossom: Summer Into Fall

09/01/2009  |  Enter your password to view comments.

In which I explain long and hard what I’ve been going through for the past two months. Personal and self-indulgent.... more

Protected: letter to a friend

12/26/2008  |  Enter your password to view comments.

Do you remember: once, we were driving in your car, not sure where we were going, perhaps home from writing class, we spent a lot of time in your car then, but I remember precisely where we were, on the freeway under the Convention Center on I-5, and I think we were coming from an event somewhere, downtown maybe. We were talking about our friends, and living our own truths, and you said you can often see the downfalls and shortcomings of those around you. So I asked you what you thought mine was. "Power," you said. "You don't know your own power, your own strength."more