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The Compromise

Hunger drips down her lips
with metallic intent;
the air is busy,
and unfortunate.

I follow her startled shadow
across the sky, where she carves… 45 more words

Poetry

Skipping Stones

One sunny day

When inclement weather was

But a distant thought

You arrived on

The shores of my soul

And, with great care

Began to search… 96 more words

Challenges

Flashing Strangers

When you get to know someone, it gets harder to expose yourself to them. Strangers, you can flash ‘em and run. You have emotional distance. You can stand in front of them naked easier than you can in front of your brother, sister, father, mother. 227 more words

Streams Of Thought

How to Get On Less Emotionally Distant Train

“The best portion of your life will be the small, nameless moments you spend smiling with someone who matters most to you.” ~ Unknown

Like this quote says, openness isn’t just about being talkative.

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Relationships & Marriage

Emotional Abandonment: When Your Spouse Shuts You Out

SOURCE:  Dr. Dave Currie with Glen Hoos/Family Life

These nine suggestions will help you re-establish a loving connection with your spouse.

It’s a complaint I hear regularly from people looking for help for their marriages: “I feel distant from my spouse.” “I try to get my husband to open up, but instead he just shuts down.” “My wife just doesn’t seem interested in me anymore. 1,729 more words

Healthy Living

I'm Not Gonna Miss You

Alzheimer’s takes so much away.

The person you knew and loved is not there anymore. You can still see them, but it’s not them. They are there, but they are gone.   260 more words

Mental Health

Goblets of Acrimony

You whisper my name

Under the sheets

Like a long-forgotten poem

But your speech is broken

Washed away

By the goblets of acrimony

We drink together… 38 more words

Challenges