Dear Jane, Is My Painful IUD Normal?

Dear Jane, Is My Painful IUD Normal?

Dear Jane, Is My Painful IUD Normal? Dear Jane, During a lovely brunch with one of my best friends, somehow the conversation turned from boys and bottomless mimosas to talking about our experiences with painful IUDs.  My friend’s situation is a bit worse than mine.... read more
Dear Jane, Am I the Problem?

Dear Jane, Am I the Problem?

Dear Jane, Am I the Problem? Dear Jane, Over the past few years, I’ve been intentionally eliminating toxic people out of my life. My brother is super negative and always has something to say about me and how I live my life. I mean, we all make mistakes here and there,... read more
Dear Jane, Gossip is Giving Me Anxiety

Dear Jane, Gossip is Giving Me Anxiety

Dear Jane, Gossip is Giving Me Anxiety Dear Jane, Even though I’m now well into my 40’s, I’m still close to a small group of women that I went to college with all of those years ago. At this point, we’ve survived cross-country moves, marriages, divorces, babies, and... read more
Dear Jane, Mental Illness or Spiritual Warfare?

Dear Jane, Mental Illness or Spiritual Warfare?

Dear Jane, Mental Illness or Spiritual Warfare? Dear Jane, Ever since our childhood, my older sister has battled with terrible mood swings and bouts of really high highs and really low lows. My family is deeply religious and refused to get her professional help... read more
Dear Jane, I’m Divorced and Struggling

Dear Jane, I’m Divorced and Struggling

Dear Jane, I’m Divorced and Struggling Dear Jane, When I was 25, I thought that I was marrying the love of my life and that we would have a picture-perfect life until death did us part. But what actually caused us to part after 15 years of marriage was the two year... read more
Dear Jane, School’s Out and I’m Stressing Out

Dear Jane, School’s Out and I’m Stressing Out

Dear Jane, School’s Out and I’m Stressing Out Dear Jane,  I’m a mother to three school-age children and it’s been only a few months since they went back to school full-time and in-person. It seemed as though that right when we got our virtual learning routine down,... read more