Thursday, March 08, 2007

All good things must come to an end
I'm really proud of us. Actually, both Bill & I are very proud of us. We've learned some great lessons, reprioritized some things in life & most importantly, learned some valuable skills. We've worked hard & it shows. Yesterday we talked about ending our sessions in marriage counseling.

It's gotten to the point where we've worked on the issues that we originally started going for. Nothing else needs to be addressed & there's nothing else to talk about. Our progress has been really fast & it's been a point of conversation about how things like this usually don't resolve so quickly with other marriages. I think this really shows how much we love each other & want our family to be happy & healthy.

The last piece to our puzzle is The Conversation with Bill's parents. We're finally ready & prepared for it. Especially since we've already had a practice conversation with Aunt Ju-Ju (& we all know how that went). So, we've decided that we'll have The Talk in the next few weeks & we have another counseling session afterward in case we need to sort anything else out. But until then & after that...we're finished.


Anonymous said...

Well, congratulations! What a wonderful milestone!

Lizzy said...

I'm very proud of you.

That sounds very maternal of me, I know.

But I'm proud that you both recognized the need and followed through. And that it was such a great success for you.

There's such a stigma attached to therapy / counseling, and I think by not discussing our experiences openly then we're only feeding in to that stigma.

Good for you. And wishing you luck with The Talk.

Jake Silver said...

That's good that you had counseling and it worked out well for you.

As for your question to CRON, there is one site that has a calculator where you can figure out your calories versus your energy level and how much you would be "CR"ed. I think for me as long as I stick to a 1500-1800 level, I will reap benefits. It gives me about a 30% CR level.

Erin said...

Good for you! Sticking by each other is so danged hard sometimes, but ultimately that's the true measure of a marriage. I hope the talk goes well and you get some understanding.

Beth said...

That is great news! Good Luck having the conversation with your in laws. I know what a pain in the ass that is going to be.