David from Ohio called the show with deep emotion as he struggled caring for his son who is on the autism spectrum. At thirteen, David's son is a handful ...and David broke down trying to wrap his mind around getting his son through to adulthood.
We discussed this and took the conversation into a path he didn't expect: the relationship between David and his wife ...as well as an important self-defense lesson I learned from my martial arts instructor.
As caregivers, we often live in the wreckage of our future ...and fear the worst. Yet, we're not there in the future, so we don't have to be held hostage by something that hasn't happened. in our conversation, David discovered the opportunities available to him in the "here and now" that will greatly assist him in caring for his son through difficult times that lie ahead.