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Why my birthday makes me sad

Just over a year ago, my mother took a handful of her medication to end her life.  This wasn’t the first time.  My mother is fighting demons.   1,053 more words

Breaking Free

Light the Menorah / Ode to an Angry Ex-Boyfriend

We were standing in the back of a parking lot
You and I
Next to a huge pile of fertilizer
A big smelly pile of manure… 395 more words


How Soon is "Too Soon"?

J and I have been in a quasi relationship for a little over a month now, and we’ve seen each other twice but we talk everyday through text. 590 more words


Boot Camp for the SO’s?

If you are in a relationship with someone who has a bipolar diagnosis you are officially a ‘significant other’, also known as an SO.  Being an  628 more words

Quick and Dirty: What's Yours is Yours ... Boundaries.

One of the worst things we as parents or leaders or teachers can do is foist our success (and ultimately failure) onto a child or a subordinate. 1,064 more words


Rough Nights

The problem with my good days is that they are usually followed by really rough nights. Like extremely rough. Being that yesterday was really good for me, I crashed really hard last night. 1,010 more words


Ambition and Going "Home"

I have a problem with containing my ambition sometimes.

I say that like a bad thing because it is a bad thing, or well at least it is to me. 992 more words