The game of life and love…

Therapeutic Misadventures

I am a card-carrying member of the generation that pioneered the sexual revolution. We can check off « Got women out of the kitchen and enjoying life in the sack! » We drove the changes that, for better or worse, have put the world face-to-face with the vagina. Our mothers perhaps worked, but we WORK and demand equal pay and equal respect for what we do. Beyond the realm of Mad Men or however Hollywood would like to portray it, we caused a seismic shift. I could point out the downsides; latchkey kids, helicopter parenting and the latest catch-phrase, Free-Range Parenting.

I thought the world had come a long way. But I am still learning. In simple terms, my eldest daughter, Lex,  has fallen in love. Deeply, madly, ‘change-your-zip-code-and-move-in-to-test-out-life’ kind love. In fact, both of my daughters are in committed relationships. They are no longer mine but have significant others. As a parent, I expected…

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