Are you a Control Girl?

For  years, I failed to see that I had any control issues at all. I thought of myself as invested. Concerned. Just trying to help. I only took matters into my own hands because I cared so much! The last word I would have chosen to describe myself was “controlling”. Besides, nobody told me outright that I was controlling–not even my husband. Yet, there were signs….

Anger. Anxiety. Fear. Perfectionism.  Each of these came erupting, with ever increasing frequency, from my control-craving heart.

Does this sound like you?

If so, don’t despair. I have good news for you AND I have tools to help. Take the quiz to find out more.

From the Blog

The Faded Price Tag on Teenage Sex

This post first appeared on, where I serve as one of the bloggers.  I braced myself as I walked in the door. I knew it would be dark, so dark that I’d have to squint to read the faded gray numbers on the price tags. And I knew it would be loud, so loud that I’d have...

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5 Easy Ways to Ruin Valentine’s Day (Or not.)

To my married friends: I offer these suggestions based on my vast experience as a Control Girl wife over the past 25 Valentine's Days, spent with my husband Ken. Here are 5 Easy Ways to Ruin Valentine's Day. Or not. It's your choice. 1. Create a secret checklist. You...

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When Jesus Clears the Room

This post first appeared on, where I serve as one of the bloggers.  I was blindsided by the turn our conversation took. I had entered the room, prepared to discuss the sin of a certain Wrongdoer. I was confident that this person was wrong, and I had...

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