Every family needs a father

Every family needs a father

To share in the joys and sufferings of my sons Joseph and Thomas, I must be a present hands-on father. For my sons to be willing to listen to any wisdom I have to share from past mistakes, I must be a present hands-on father. To offer firm guidance that is understood to be …

How Do You Know When You Have Met the One?

How Do You Know When You Have Met the One?

It was 6th August 2014. I was sitting in Sr Moira De Bono’s Marriage and Sexuality class at Notre Dame University. My phone buzzed in my pocket. It was a random number, so I hit the silence button and casually put the phone back in my pocket. At the next break,...
Is It Normal To Yearn For Affection From A Young Man?

Is It Normal To Yearn For Affection From A Young Man?

A young woman, who grew up in a violent home, reached out for help. She never saw mum and dad sharing any gestures or words of love. And, when she sees young men, she is drawn to the possibility that she could experience the love her heart craves from ‘him’. She is...