Very recently, someone close to me lost someone they loved. It is still so new, so raw, so painful. It was something that happened in such a sudden fashion that it still feels so very unreal. This sort of loss is one that leaves you in a daze, confused, unsure of where reality starts and... Continue Reading →
There are moments in your life in which you'll feel lost, unfocused, unmotivated, unambitious. It will seem like everything you want and dream of is always just out of reach. You will be filled with indescribable pain - pain that doesn't radiate from a clear point, but is felt intensely just the same. Your appetite... Continue Reading →
You can only control your actions - people aren't dolls to play with, or robots to program to do your bidding.
...when you're stuck in a moment of pain, doesn't it feel dramatic to you? Doesn't it feel that no one could ever understand the shattering of your soul...?
It is soooo absolutely easy to give out great advice. You listen to the other person so thoughtfully, you run the situation through in your head, you try to be objective and look at both sides of the story, and then you dole out equally thoughtful, objective guidance. You know what's even easier though? To... Continue Reading →
Losing "couple" status is quite an interesting experience. In my new-found singledom, I've been finding out some things about myself, about the people interact with, and just life in general. I've been focused on rebuilding my public persona - well, maybe rebuilding isn't the appropriate word, we'll use "redefining" - and I have started to... Continue Reading →
As many of you know (or previously read, hopefully!), I recently moved out of the state that I was born in, raised in, and pretty much where I thought I would retire in. I haven't had time to post, because of my type-A personality to make sure everything in our new home was situated in,... Continue Reading →