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I am who I am no matter who you are

I had not noticed this was a huge part of who I am until I began creating personal boundaries for myself. I am who I am no matter who the other person is pretending to be and that’s not something … Continue reading

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Hey! it’s my party…

Watching some of the new reality television shows where the parents or the friends are throwing a birthday party for someone, is so fascinating to me. I feel like I’m watching some secret and ancient ritual that only the privileged … 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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no more awkward Friend fails

Ugh! Nothing is worse than walking away from a toxic friendship only to find out that you have just walked away from an entire group of friends. That’s what happens when you meet a social butterfly. With the exception of … Continue reading

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Maslov’s Pyramid is Rubbish

Many years ago, before I was married, one of my husband’s friends used Maslov’s hierarchy of needs to convince him that it was okay to cheat on his then-girlfriend, which was me. I thought this was certainly a unique argument, … Continue reading

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keep Friends Close, all others discard

This whole “Keep your friends close and your enemies closer” is a crock of poo that someone is trying to sell you. Many people have been credited with coining this atrocity like the character Don Corleone from The Godfather or … Continue reading

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What can Bad People teach us?

Along with some of the most fabulous women in the world, I also seem to attract a bit of the crazy. To someone that lives for the soft aesthetic of life, this is a blemish I can not abide. What can … Continue reading

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