Author Archives: Madeline Scribes

About Madeline Scribes

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

it’s Enough, and we are here with you

The other day I received a comment on one of my most popular posts about those *cough*lovely*cough* personality disordered people many of us just can not understand, or get away from. It was a long and detailed comment and one … Continue reading

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what is So Fascinating?

  Today I am pondering the reasons a particular group of folks have for continuing to talk about me. I will give them this one thought and trust me, there won’t be a second one. I am thinking this might … Continue reading

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Small towns gossip, but shhhh! we don’t Talk about that

I was reading an article recently that was written by a woman that grew up in this small town, moved away for school and then moved back. She was waxing poetic about the people in the community and how they … Continue reading

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Getting therapy and why it’s a Good Thing

  I am someone that believes in talking therapies. I think sitting in front of someone that is professionally trained to tease out and notice the nuance of what you might be bumbling through, is a healing process. This being … Continue reading

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sometimes you’re just not ready to hear it

I enjoy bringing light to subjects that many people either won’t or don’t talk about. I also enjoy sharing my own life experiences with a lesson or two that you can try yourself in recovery. Each time I sit down … Continue reading

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4 ways to avoid getting stuck in a spider’s Web

There are folks in this life that can weave a web of deceit for their own agenda that is intricate, beautiful and deadly, all at the same time. I have been fortunate to watch this process from beginning to sticky … Continue reading

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growing up LOUD and learning from the past

  I have this cousin. I speak about her in the present tense, though I am quite certain that if you mentioned my name to her today she would respond with a “Who?” It wouldn’t be because she doesn’t know … Continue reading

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