Your Relationships


How to Deal With Your Mom’s Disappointment 

Disappointing your mom and dad is the hardest part of growing up – even for grown adults! I’m over 40, and I recently disappointed my mom by deciding to spend my Christmas holidays volunteering at a camp for adults with developmental disabilities. “I dreaded telling my mom that I was dropping out of school,” says Paulie on 7 Tips for […]

How to Deal With Your Mom's Disappointment 

When Grief Never Ends Reach Out to God

When the Grief Never Ends and You Can’t Reach Out to God

Widows never really “get over” the loss of their dear departed husbands. But, a healthy grieving process should ease up over time…shouldn’t it? Not always. Here are a few ideas on what do you do when the grief never ends, and you can’t reach out to God. “Today is hard because it’s the third anniversary of my husband’s death,” says […]


How to Rebuild Your Relationship With God

A reader asked for help getting closer to Jesus. She didn’t turn away from her faith – and she attends church regularly – but she wants to build a stronger relationship with God. As I brainstormed tips for rebuilding a relationship with God, I actually ran into a problem with Him. It was technically a conflict with my husband — […]

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Blossom Tips Stop Dwelling on the Past

3 Blossom Tips to Help You to Stop Dwelling on the Past

It’s not healthy to completely forget the past, but you can’t keep dwelling on the pain. These Blossom Tips to help you move forward in your life — whether you’re adjusting to a breakup, death, or difficult life change. First, here’s what a “She Blossoms” reader called Florrie says about healing after a difficult breakup: “It’s been four months since […]


How to Accept the Truth About Your Relationship 

Accepting the truth about your relationship is easier if you have something bigger, better, and more beautiful to hold on to! Here’s how to accept the truth about your relationship, plus tips for moving forward in your life. “I need to let him go, yet I can’t find the courage,” says Lee on How to Find Strength to Get Out […]

Accepting the Truth About Your Relationship

Why Doesn’t God Intervene to Protect Us?

Why Doesn’t God Intervene to Protect Us?

If God loves us so much, why doesn’t He protect us from pain and suffering? Why doesn’t God intervene when Christians are suffering, struggling, or sad and lonely? You’re not alone if you’re wondering where God was when something bad happened to you. You’re not the only one questioning where God is. One of our Blossom readers emailed me the […]


How to Live After You Lose Your Soulmate

You may feel like you can’t go on when you lose your soulmate  — whether it was due to death, divorce, or a difficult breakup. You feel the loss in your heart, stomach, and soul. Your soulmate was part of you, your daily life and identity…how do you keep going? “Remember to be heroically patient with yourself,” writes Alan Wolfelt […]

How to Keep Going When You Lose Your Soulmate

How to Focus on What Really Matters

How to Focus on What Really Matters in Your Life

Sometimes, figuring out what really matters in life is the easy part. Survival, love, relationships, safety and security, feeling valuable, and living a meaningful life are things that matter to all of us. The hard part staying focused on the things that really matter in your life. “I recently had back surgery,” says Sherry in my She Blossoms Facebook Group. […]