I’ve mentioned this before: I have issues with controlling JS and TK through money.
I’ve been pretty good recently at backing off from it. I just give them whatever money they ask for, and don’t think much about it. 412 more words
Most of our patterns of relating are naturally very self-protective and actually quite manipulative. While distance or demand provides us a setting to be safe from the transparencies of vulnerability, contact and relating in conversation often only touches others to the degree that we get our own needs met. 605 more words
After a fair bit of muddled, wishy-washy preparation, JS, TK, and I were ready to go in the clinic.
So where it stood was that JS owed $180 for three months of clinic fees because the receptionist at the clinic hadn’t appropriately cleared things with welfare. 777 more words