The recent effects of the winter storm have resulted in many people feeling at wits’ end. Additional financial burdens which may include paying for repairs from busted pipes can cause numerous stressors for thousands of families. In addition, a lack of supplies and resources to help you care for your family can make you feel helpless. You may find the more helpless you feel, the angrier you feel as well. You may notice you and your partner arguing over day-to-day situations.
Most of us have experienced feeling guilty and recognize it as an extremely uncomfortable feeling. We punish ourselves over guilt in a multitude of ways, such as taking on more responsibility as atonement or beating ourselves up over what we should have or could have done better. The artic blast in Texas left thousands with no heat, no water, and dwindling medical and food supplies. Those who did not suffer while watching struggling neighbors, family, and friends online may h
If you’re like many, you may have postponed dating during the pandemic. Now more and more friends may be encouraging you to date with caution, and you like the idea of meeting someone you can talk to and share your life with again. As you set your sights on starting to date again, your memory of disastrous dates may dampen your enthusiasm to get back out there. You try to evaluate which is worse: being alone or dating someone who later ghosts or breadcrumbs you. There is a th
No matter what your dating profile looks like or whether you’re single, dating, or married, Valentine’s Day is still important. It isn’t cancelled during this pandemic. Sure, it may be different this year, but shaking things up from what you’ve always done is healthy and important in keeping your love alive. The biggest battle this year is the one inside your mind. Thoughts focused on the stress of online work, unemployment, or the fear of getting sick continue to remind you
Just as people have started dating during the pandemic, many are also breaking up. When all of your dates have been on Zoom or Skype, it can be especially uncomfortable and complicated. You almost wish they had just ghosted you or sent a text to save the awkwardness. Alas, many are choosing the honorable thing to do, which is to break-up “in person” on Zoom, leading many to getting “zumped.” Getting zumped is heart-breaking when you spent so many nights talking online with yo