A Sudden Feeling of Rage

A Sudden Feeling of Rage

Q. I find that I am spending a lot of time alone. I have a busy job that takes up time in the evenings and on weekends. When I am alone I like to read, take walks, watch TV, surf the Internet, and take naps. Sometimes I just sit and enjoy watching the clouds. When I...
Dealing With Shame and Loneliness

Dealing With Shame and Loneliness

Q. I am a 43-year-old man trying to make a change in my career. My brother and some of my friends are successful professionals. I am a slow starter and haven’t had the best of luck getting my new career going. Recently I applied for a new position in a company, but...
I Am Not the Compliant Person I Was

I Am Not the Compliant Person I Was

Q.Most of my life I have been a sensitive, softer, and more compliant person. Now in my late forties, as I deal with some very difficult blocks in my marriage, I find that I get angry and even fierce on occasion. This is surprising, scary, and liberating. Although I...
Feeling Overwhelmed by Work and Motherhood

Feeling Overwhelmed by Work and Motherhood

Q. My husband has started traveling for work this year and we have two young children and I work part time. It seems my responsibilities have doubled and I often feel overwhelmed. Although I am competent at my tasks, I still worry that something will go wrong and...