Stepping Back to Save My Stepfamily

Real Relationships  //  

All of the constructs I grew up with and believed I would carry on in my own family had to be thrown out the window. As much as I would like one, there is no guide on how to be a stepfamily—we are all too different.

My Sexual Fluidity Woke Me Up

Real Relationships  //  

Judgments dehumanise and minimise the beautiful greyness of being human.

Reclaiming Our Stories From Trauma

Jenny TeGrotenhuis, LMHC  //  

Our past may have written the script, but we can write a new script for how we respond in the present.

Gottman Love and Sexuality Glossary

The Gottman Institute  //  

Our guide on combining forms used to express different types of love and relationships, and how you may see them used.