“Brrrrr – I can’t stand this weather anymore! How can we live in North Dakota?! Brutal winters, no high mountains to ski or oceans to swim. What is still keeping you here?”
That’s what Suzan told me as we met for the first time, at a coffee shop.
I never forgot the year 1987. I was a teenage girl living in my home country, Brazil. My favorite thing to do was go over to my best friend’s house, sit on her bedroom floor around a vinyl record player, and listen to our favorite bands.
Christmas can be a very stressful time, especially if you, like me, are part of the prayer group: “God, please, help me to finish my last minute to-do list and I promise that next year I will be a good girl and start working on my Christmas list in March!”
“I’ve been married for a decade and each year my husband becomes less and less affectionate. I don’t remember the last time he kissed me.”
This week I was chatting with a friend at the gym when I told her that I was going back to school.
She asked, “Chris, why can’t you be happy where you are?”
Her question to me is a question that a lot of us women sometimes ask ourselves.
This month my husband and I celebrated our anniversary. We usually use this day as an opportunity to remember the most treasured moments of our relationship. We talk about what has helped us grow, we laugh about the moments that made us cry, and we cry remembering moments that made us laugh.
Happy Body/Hot Life columnist Chris Linnares shares a fan email and the troubles she’s been going through. Chris explains how she overcame these same feelings and how you can help too.
“Mom … MOM … He is calling me a liar!”
My 6-year-old daughter was screaming as her Brazilian cousin chased her around the house, football ball in hand, calling out in Portuguese, “Mentirosa! Mentirosa!”
Everybody compares themselves to one another. You see a beautiful person and think “I wish I looked more like them” or “I wish I was that athletic”, etc. But what if that’s what’s stopping you from enjoying the wonderful things your relationship can give to you?
One of the definitions of resurrection is the state of one who has returned to life. Resurrection is a revival. To resurrect or revive what you have lost, something has to die.