Writing About a Significant Relationship Can Lead to Writing in Circles (But a List of Steppingstones can Straighten Things Out)
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In my monthly writing group (we call ourselves the Journalistas), I led three other writers and myself to list the Steppingstones of our marriages. I think of Steppingstones as milestones. I've heard Kathleen Adams, author of Journal to the Self: Twenty-Two Paths to Personal Growth, define them as before-and-after moments in that, looking back, you can see that something changed distinctly as a result of this Steppingstone event.