Updating My Thinking on Friendship

It always amazes me that when I start thinking on a blog topic, I begin seeing it talked about/written about everywhere. This synchronicity has happened recently on the topic of friendship. Relationships is a big component of retirement transition in general and one I focused heavily on at the beginning of my retirement as I … Continue reading Updating My Thinking on Friendship

Abandonment Understanding – Second of 2

This blog post shares continued insights from exploring childhood abandonment. See first post here. As I explored the area of childhood abandonment, common defense coping mechanisms were discussed. All these response mechanisms are good when the perceived threat is real and in fact, you should have all of these response mechanisms in your toolbox depending … Continue reading Abandonment Understanding – Second of 2