You need a house by the water any time, but most of all, you really really need one in the summer. With a deck or a dock to sit on and enjoy some wine or cocktails with your friends while the sun goes down. It's all a part of the life well-lived.
In a family where one or both of the parents function in a toxic pattern, the different family members often adopt certain set roles. Although the patterns can shift around a bit, there is usually a default setting. In this podcast Stephen Bach and Monkey will talk about some of these roles, how to identify them and what impact they have on the dynamic in a toxic family.