Willing and Able, Aware and Care

In the dark comedy movie “Downhill”,  a vacationing family faces imminent threat from an avalanche.  The crisis of the story occurs when Will Farrell’s character Pete runs away right when his wife and family needed him the most.  The rest of the movie entails Pete trying to regain his family’s trust and heal the rift in his marriage.  It’s not really a funny movie in my opinion, but it does illustrate how marriages can experience a symbolic “avalanche” of stress.  The story illustrates how difficult it can be to heal and forgive when we’ve been hurt and abandoned by those
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Categories: Couples, Marriage, and Relationships.