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Magical Thinking, Cognitive Dissonance or Both?

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“Did you just see that?”

My sister replied, “I saw a banana.”

“Yes, a giant banana!”

“The banana got out of his Volkswagon bus, then went into the gym to watch a basketball game with his friend.” 1,028 more words


Ten Lies Abusive People Tell

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1. I could be so much more than I am now, but my commitment to you is holding me back.

They could be a CEO of a big company, just pick a company, any company, the president of something or other, a meteorologist, a famous explorer, even the Dalai Lama, but no, NO! 747 more words


The Way You Think About Yourself

“You can’t hate your way into loving yourself” is a line I came across recently. It stopped me in my tracks because I tried that.. a lot. 542 more words

Learning To Be Happy

Is Your False Sense of Power Setting You Up For Manipulation?

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Psssst, I have to talk to you.

Do you have a minute?

I am only doing this to protect you, to help you. 906 more words


So Dating is cool...

…said no one ever.

I spent the better part of my 20′s, 7 years of them to be exact, in a relationship (maybe best defined as some kind of weird co-dependency sugar momma type thing… whatever it’s not important), thus not dating. 2,401 more words

Thank you!

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Maybe, on second thought, abuse is like baseball.

Or maybe it is karma that is like baseball.

It ain’t over until it’s over. 397 more words


Abuse Is Not a Competition

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Do not believe George Will! It is not baseball! There is no secret benefits package that includes a time-share in Boca, advanced promotion to Vice President of U.S. 628 more words