Tag Archives: friends

We all have better things to talk about

  I cannot tell you the number of times I would sit down in a therapy session and start out by sharing the latest bit of mean petty crap someone had been saying about me and how hurt I was … Continue reading

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Working through your depression; good words to follow

Me: I tried to call you a couple of times yesterday but you never answered. Them: I was so sad and depressed yesterday. I just didn’t want to see or talk to anyone. Me: Would talking to me make you … Continue reading

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Being more selective with your Time

I told one of my friends the other day that living in a small town was starting to make me feel mean. It’s a little disappointing to find out the darling of the local Chamber of Commerce is also the … Continue reading

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Book reviews and then some

Since publishing my first book I have experienced the highs and the lows of realizing a lifelong dream and being motivated to do it again. I want to talk about some of the lows I experienced first because they surprised … Continue reading

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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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