Blog Posts by Marla Gorlick

  • IS it REALLY ETCHED in STONE that PEOPLE DON'T CHANGE?

    Can you really go from a woman who said "yes" to a marriage because she was afraid to say "no," who stayed in a marriage that was long over because she was afraid to go, who went into and stayed in a profession because someone told her to do so, to a woman who has a marriage that's alive with intimacy and mutuality, a career by design, and a self-love and respect? Hell, yeah! I did it. And I am no different from anyone else.

    I grew up thinking there were Eleven Commandments. I thought right after thou shalt not covet what is my neighbor's was, "Thou shalt always be very careful, lock the doors, and avoid driving at night." Looking back, I took No. 11 a little too literally. And what an effect those three little statements had on me. I actually ran my life in a way that totally supported being careful, locking, and avoiding.

    From a very early age, I made sure to "lock" the doors on any part of me that fell under the general category of femininity. Revealing leadership

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