Tag Archives: Friendship

Making Healthy Boundaries and losing Buttons

    I was chatting with a friend the other day and our conversation was about having our buttons pushed. She told me that it wasn’t as much about why they were pushed, but more about how they were pushed. … Continue reading

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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

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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

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The rabbit hole of control

Have you ever heard that expression? “Throwing it against the wall, seeing if it sticks”. Loosely translated this means that you continue to change your methods with someone until you get the reaction you most desire. I admit that I … Continue reading

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Traveling with Coffee

I’m waiting to board my early morning flight out of Quito, Ecuador and a young security officer approaches me, “Are you Kay-tee Shuuulz?” I nod and he indicates that I should come with him. Walking through hallways and down stairs … 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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did you just Lie to me?

I used to take people at face value. That was before I started studying them for a living. I have realized over the years that people are complex, multi-dimensional individuals and none of them can be taken at face value. … Continue reading

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