Tag Archives: friends

How to change the subject with love

I was loudly complaining to a friend about some injustice I had just suffered because someone was being mean to me. “She has the nerve to say all this stuff behind my back, but she’s too much of a coward … Continue reading

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What do you believe?

What do you believe? This isn’t a question about spirituality. This is a question about your core beliefs about yourself and how you manage and construct your life as you age. What do you believe in order to add new … 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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stop and take a breath

I was writing a new post about the usual and making comments from the unhappy memories I had, when I came to a complete stop. Sometimes when we continue to treat a hurt by simply counting on the perception of … 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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