I listen to podcasts during my daily commutes. I like self-help, growth-mindset empowering topics that help me to live my best life – or at least attempt to. I hear a variety of guests on these podcasts – people who have done amazing things. Inspiring stories of struggle and triumph and growth. But I rarely … Continue reading Surviving ourselves
I was the only 30 something year old in the course. The rest of the college kids looked to be in their late teens. I was thinking that I was closer in age to the professor than the students and then suddenly, in the pages of the textbook, I saw my ex husband. I had … Continue reading NPD 101: How to recognize if it’s narcissistic personality disorder
It was 25 degrees outside and dark. I heard my husband try the front door and remembered that I had locked it. We recently moved out into the woods and I just feel safer with it locked when I’m home alone. I was wiping my hands to go help when I heard him get his … Continue reading Does the real deal even exist?
It happened. It was wrong, and it hurt – in fact it may have hurt so bad and messed you up so much you didn’t know if you would get through it. You had to fight hard, to the point you thought your strength was all gone, and then you had to fight some more. … Continue reading Victim or victor – the fine line
Love is not seeing how much s*** you can put up with from another human being. We think that if we continually turn the other cheek, look the other way, forgive and allow it to happen again that we are somehow being loving. But here’s the thing: we’re allowing them to get away with bad … Continue reading This isn’t love
You are not called to be a martyr or his savior. Trust your instincts when you feel like something is wrong and take action before it’s too late. Things never get better on their own – please girl! Listen to those of us who have lived it and witnessed it. Continue reading Strictly for the ladies