Family life: about control and happiness – part 1

It is my unsolicited opinion that there is a direct link between control and happiness.

But it’s more complicated than that. Because control is a loaded word that requires further analysis.

So does happiness.

I’m going to make this a 2-part series because otherwise, confusion will abound… πŸ˜‚

Let’s start with control.

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The beginning of the end: death, life and the new car

The other morning I woke up to a third car parked in our driveway.

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Communication fails inside the family

Earlier today I wanted to talk to my son and partner at the same time.

Nothing irritates me more than constant, redundant repetition.

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