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LeBron James recently posted a picture of himself on Instagram along with an open letter to his father:
“Like wow dad, you know what, I don’t know you, I have no idea who you are but because of you is part of the reason who I am today. The fuel that I use – you not being there- it’s part of the reason I grew up to become who I am. It’s part of the reason why I want to be hands on with my endeavors…So me in a position allowing people around me to grow that maybe wouldn’t have happened if I had two parents, two sisters, a dog and a picket fence, you know?”
According to Michael and Amy, they could not have been more in love than they were when they walked down the aisle. Their relationship was filled with passion and romance. In their own words, ‘they were completely blinded by chemistry.’
The Winter Olympics are in full swing and stories abound about the athletes and what it has taken for them to have the opportunity to participate in the winter games. From Katie Summerhayes to Sage Kotsenburg to Bode Miller: whether they actually won a medal or not, they still put in thousands of hours of training to become the best in their sport.
If your marriage was in trouble, with whom would you be most likely to confide in:
Is it possible that a skinned knee, failure on a test and not having your child’s life completely planned out is really a good thing? Dr. Wendy Mogel, clinical psychologist, and author of The Blessing of the Skinned Knee and The Blessing of a B Minus would say yes!