Archives of Relationships

What’s Left Behind

By Amanda Flinn A Mother’s Day Reflection My chest tightens as a lump forms in my throat. It’s a rushing flood of emotion quickly becoming      familiar.  Typically, I ride the wave, knowing this, too, shall pass.   But today is different.   Scanning the room, I count the tiles on the wall. Then, […]

Mothering: Coaching College Students

To mother is to hold space for another to exist. It’s what our very bodies tell us in the hollow of our wombs. The physicality of this attribute carries over to the emotional needs of others, too; there are all kinds of ways to make a place for another’s mind, heart, body, spirit. Each time […]

Mothering: Raising Children

To mother is to hold space for another to exist. It’s what our very bodies tell us in the hollow of our wombs. The physicality of this attribute carries over to the emotional needs of others, too; there are all kinds of ways to make a place for another’s mind, heart, body, spirit. Each time […]

Mothering: Directing an Art Gallery

To mother is to hold space for another to exist. It’s what our very bodies tell us in the hollow of our wombs. The physicality of this attribute carries over to the emotional needs of others, too; there are all kinds of ways to make a place for another’s mind, heart, body, spirit. Each time […]

Mothering: Being Sisters

To mother is to hold space for another to exist. It’s what our very bodies tell us in the hollow of our wombs. The physicality of this attribute carries over to the emotional needs of others, too; there are all kinds of ways to make a place for another’s mind, heart, body, spirit. Each time […]

Mothering: Teaching Fifth Graders

To mother is to hold space for another to exist. It’s what our very bodies tell us in the hollow of our wombs. The physicality of this attribute carries over to the emotional needs of others, too; there are all kinds of ways to make a place for another’s mind, heart, body, spirit. Each time […]

Dating App or Dating Game?

By Jasmine Jones “I’m talking to this guy…” my friend responds after I ask her what’s new. “Oh, is this the social science major?” “No, this one’s new,” she says while showing me a picture of a generic, emaciated white boy on her phone. “Doesn’t he look like Timothée Chalamet?” Her eyes beg me to […]

Saying Yes to Forgiveness

By Sarah Geringer It only took me 20 years to learn this lesson: Saying yes to forgiveness every day in your marriage is a prescription for peace. How I wish I had started practicing this in year one — no, week one — of our marriage. I would have experienced much less heartache and much […]