Category Archives: PERSONAL

Resolution

I recently told a friend that I currently feel “stuck” in my writing, mostly because I usually write about things I’ve learned or find interesting, but much of what I’m learning lately has to do with my current situation after … Continue reading

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Here is when you’ll get over your ex

  Adapted from an article of the same title, by Heidi Priebe.   You’ll get over your ex when you finally delete the note on your calendar that alerts you of the date of your anniversary every single month. You’ll … Continue reading

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The Best We Can

I’m always reluctant to post about relationship-related things here on the blog, because I never, ever want to “throw someone under the bus” or say something hurtful. I have tried to mitigate this in various ways–blocking mutual friends, sharing with … Continue reading

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Their trauma is ours. Our healing is theirs.

I’m going to share something that might seem a little “woo-woo,” but I believe in it wholeheartedly and find it fascinating… Yesterday, my therapist and I were talking about trauma and how it affects not only the person who lived … Continue reading

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Owning My Story

  A few weeks ago, my (now ex) partner created a facebook group entitled “Own Your Story.” Created on the basis that “shame cannot survive exposure,” she hoped to establish a safe place for people to share things they felt … Continue reading

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A Little Leaven

“I am convinced that the negative has power. It lives. And if you allow it to perch in your house, in your mind, in your life, it can take you over. So when the rude or cruel thing is said, … Continue reading

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Letter from my future self

I wrote this to myself, several years ago, from the perspective of my future self advising my current self. At the time, I felt powerfully that somehow I really had connected with my future self and she really was advising … Continue reading

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