One of the most common problems I see on a daily basis in my practice is itching dogs. This is because an itching animal usually gets the owner’s attention. Persistent chewing and scratching is not only frustrating to the owner, but miserable for the pet as well
I grew up in a fundamentalist church culture that demanded outward performance, to the detriment of genuine faith. Because my brain didn't work like other Christians I knew, I learned to blend in and keep my mouth shut.
“There is light at the end of the tunnel.” This saying is intended to relieve our angst while experiencing difficulties, reminding us that things will improve. But, what about the Tunnel of Loss that occurs when you lose a child; in some cases, your only child or all your children?