I’m done with ever being belittled, abused or treated indifferently ever again.
When my eldest son was in his early teens, he loved his trick bikes and was quite good at jumping hills. We'd go out to the dirt bike jumps before the days of cemented skate parks. I was adamant about helmets, elbow pads and knee pads. "OMG, mom. I look stupid!" He'd say. He'd put … Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Stand In Front Of a Runaway Train
This psychological test has been around for a while. I've taken it before. I've read the results. I've realized how immensely they've changed when I took this test again today. One aspect of this test that I like is that a parent can take it for their child, if the child is under eighteen. If … Continue reading My Love Languages
A male friend told me that I don't have a boyfriend because I don't want one. "What does that even mean?" I asked. He said "You want too much." It left me perplexed. How is that possible? How can I ever want "too much" when it comes to the peace and comfort of my own existence. … Continue reading I Don’t Have a Boyfriend, and Apparently That’s My Fault
Forgiveness. Sometimes I get tired of hearing this word. What does it mean to me? It feels moot; an unnecessary element in the totality of my growth journey. I've learned a great deal about myself through this journey of therapy. This host who carries these parts of me, she is intelligent and free spirited, kind … Continue reading Forgiveness Is For the Egomaniac