Author Archives: Madeline Scribes

About Madeline Scribes

A writer with a sense of humor. If anyone can laugh at life, it's me.

Dealing with bitter people

Dealing with bitter people can be exhausting, if you let it be. Bitter people resent your good fortune, your life and just about everything about you, and they let you know it. Yes, they let you know it, usually in … Continue reading

Posted in All kinds of Advice, Personal Boundaries Primer | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

it’s so easy being green

it ain’t easy being green it ain’t easy being small it ain’t easy to be seen it ain’t easy when you fall But it’s easy to find space And it’s easy to fit in It’s so easy in this place … Continue reading

Posted in Artsy and Poetic | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

when Married People fight

Why are you so upset? I’m upset because I just spent the last three hours trying to say I’m sorry for spending time with her husband this weekend. I invited him over to watch a game on television with me … Continue reading

Posted in All kinds of Advice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

do you know a Megalomaniac too?

What is Megalomania? ~from Wikipedia “Megalomania is a psycho-pathological condition characterized by delusional fantasies of wealth, power, or omnipotence. Megalomania is characterized by an inflated sense of self-esteem and overestimation by persons of their powers and beliefs.” Whichever way this … Continue reading

Posted in All kinds of Advice, Personal Boundaries Primer | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Atop the world and safe in being loved

atop my friend’s furry head

Posted in Artsy and Poetic | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

your enemy is their new friend

Note: This happened to me a very long time ago, so there is no need to offer me comforting words, even though they still feel good. I am so much stronger and evolved today than I was when this was … Continue reading

Posted in All kinds of Advice, Personal Boundaries Primer | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

a lucky rejection

Do you remember the conversation we had at our friend’s memorial? The conversation where you said “We shouldn’t wait for situations like this to catch up with each other. We should stay in touch.” My heart literally sang! It was so … Continue reading

Posted in All kinds of Advice | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments