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social Vampires

Ah yes, the Social Vampire is a special breed that only comes out in your darkest moment to drain the blood from your soul and turn you into a paranoid creature afraid of the sunlight, with no reflection of your … 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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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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I am not that girl

There are days I wonder how that girl gets away with it. I watch as she sashays through life sharing tiny morsels of untruths and lies about this friend or that friend. She pretends she’s so unaffected. Feigns surprise with her … Continue reading

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My friend, Biz

I have talked to my friend every week, if not every month, for quite a few years now. We never run out of stuff to talk about. When I’m feeling prickly, she can always cheer me up. When I get … Continue reading

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You’ve changed, and I don’t like it

by Madeline Laughs   One of the many trials you’ll experience when you start making personal boundaries is the guilt. A big surprise they don’t tell you about when making personal boundaries are the people you’ll end up dealing with … Continue reading

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A Personal Boundary Primer and Category for you

For the last few years I have done some major soul searching and made positive and constructive steps in my own life. I have written so many different articles about my endeavour to make and keep Personal Boundaries of my … Continue reading

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