Was talking to a friend who was totally upset about someone calling her family “dysfunctional.” I listened patiently and then I patted her on the shoulder and told her to welcome to my world. In fact, I told her to welcome to life in general. Who doesn’t live in a dysfunctional situation from time to time? Whether it is your family or politics, school district meetings or the operation of the PTA, things can get out of hand in a matter of minutes. Dysfunctional moments or incidents or even long stretches of events is how we grow by coming up for air, learning our heads, and finding a way to move on. Some people chant, others trust in God and their different faiths. Some just hold on and others…..who let dysfunctional situations consume them SINK.