Therapy, Relationships, Writing

Romantic Leads: How the Them Vs US Hurts Readers

If you’ve read, The Starless Series by Samantha Heuwagen, you’ll know about Naluba and Clairfic. How did readers respond to these two male alien leads?… Read More Romantic Leads: How the Them Vs US Hurts Readers

Writing, Archives

Staying Productive As A Writer

I declared 2019 the year of the therapist and by God did it pull through. I’ve been so fortunate and lucky to grow my practice last year, which I love. Seriously, best decision I made was to work for myself With that said…. My writing life took a mega hit. Yes, I finished my third… Read More Staying Productive As A Writer

Therapy, Sex, Relationships

Sexual Relationships in The Starless Series

I always knew going into The Starless Series there’d be sex. Yes, I knew it. I wasn’t sure how I was going to make it happen, but with Stardust Emerging about to launch into the world, I guess it’s safe to say I figured it out. As a sex therapist I’m passionate about consent, healthy… Read More Sexual Relationships in The Starless Series

Therapy, Writing, Archives

The Power of Language

We all use language in some way. How much power does it have over us anyway? … Read More The Power of Language

Therapy, Relationships, Writing

Processing the Past Through Writing

How writing changed my life and allowed me to forgive my past. One day I’d decided to sit outside with my dog under the shade of our backyard trees. It was the first warm spring day of the season and it felt like the perfect time to join him since he could always be found… Read More Processing the Past Through Writing

Therapy, Writing, Archives

Marriage: It’s Hard, but It Doesn’t Have to Be

Marriage: It’s Hard, But it Doesn’t Have to Be As a therapist I always question my clients about how they know certain things. How do you know it has to be that way? How do you know you can’t do X, Y, or Z? How do you know? How? Why?  You get the idea. One of… Read More Marriage: It’s Hard, but It Doesn’t Have to Be