It’s happened again and again. I wake up and it’s bittersweet, because I wake up to a reality that I love but at the same time the dream was so precious and part of me wants to linger there a while longer. I constantly dream of community. Being surrounded by people. Being part of a … Continue reading Seeking my tribe
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
We all get lied to. He said he loved me. She said she had a business meeting. They said they were growing the branch. This last lie was presented on a pretty little plate and fed to my husband at his interview as branch manager. This particular branch was struggling, but corporate claimed they wanted … Continue reading Waking up in a web of lies
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?
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