My therapist thinks I need to get out more. "Do you want to meet someone?" he leaned forward in the chair. I really like this new therapist. He reminds me of Mr. Rogers. I think I would have liked him as a teacher in school. He's very kind, soft spoken, and his office smells like… Continue reading Loveable
The goal has never been marriage or babies. People get married everyday. People have babies every day - and have been since the beginning of time. In the beginning there was a marriage, they had sex, and then had a baby. Tale as old as time so to speak. People also get divorced everyday. People… Continue reading What I Know
Grateful for the gift Of the absence of your presence Watch me grow, Without your shade
"You're not even that dark. Look at this." he demonstrated by pulling my sleeve off to expose my shoulder. "This - this is practically white." A few things came to my mind in this moment. First of all - how fucked up this was. I understood he was trying to flirt, and this was what… Continue reading Skin. A Sequel.
I have been a people pleaser for as long as I can remember. Maybe it stems from being a middle child or being adopted or just being a female in general succumbing to the societal pressures of being accommodating and pleasant. "What a bitch." I remember the first time I was called a bitch. It… Continue reading Unapologetic Bitch
Here's another how-to article. I don't know, maybe you're someone who doesn't get attached and is able to let go of things relatively easy. It's no secret if you've met me that I am a very sensitive individual and feel things deeply. When I care for someone whether they are a coworker, friend, or someone… Continue reading How I Let Go
I am terrible at relationships. This is not a secret. You know how the common reactions to fear are either fight or flight? The anxiety that comes over me in a relationship results in a somewhat spastic combo. I tend to rush things, getting swept up in new feelings that deafen me to the… Continue reading Red Flag