Compromise and Resentment

Why is it so difficult to compromise effectively? And why does resentment seem to creep into a loving relationship? If you can answer those questions before the resentment is felt, then you can reduce the pain of a bad breakup, or eliminate the need to break up altogether.

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There was a home I never had

There was a home I never had. They asked my mother about it; she described the unfading paint, the way the door moaned each time it opened, the tears of rain that overflowed the gutters when it stormed...

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Travel and the Illusion of Meaning

The lie of those Instagram-worthy travel pictures, though, is that they sell a single peaceful moment as a lifestyle. Sure, there are moments of beauty and wonder and passion. And it feels good, for a while. But you can't stay in that moment forever.

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