A reader asks Dr. B how to convey to a child that his behavior in expressing himself is not OK, but his feelings are.
Life can change quicker than you can take a breath; sooner than you can finish a thought. I’ve been there many times. Like the time my eyes scanned the computer monitor, willing it to find our baby’s heart beat, but there no longer was one. Please, my heart cried as my womb remained full, but our baby was gone. Or the time when my husband and I sat holding hands, knees touching as we faced the doctor, to be told to get our affairs in order because cancer would claim his life. Or the time no words were said, but the road ahead turned into a sea of red lights; cars and trucks going every which way, and we were powerless to stop it. What do you do then? When pain enters in, and all that is familiar fades away?
In today’s Ask Dr. B column, a reader asks how to survive a friend’s betrayal. Read more to see how Dr. Bengtson responded.
We will all experience loss and grief sometime in our life. Today Dr. Bengtson addresses “How do you not just grieve, but grieve well?”
We are often face situations that when we look back on them, all was not as it seemed. I share a bit of my own story about trusting God despite what it seems.