What makes someone tough?
I’ve been mulling this over in my head for a while now, wrote this before going on vacation weeks ago, but decided to post it finally…now. 1,548 more words
Every where you look there’s relationship advice for everyone, being shouted from every medium you can imagine. The internet, television talk shows, books, magazines even Buddist podcasts will sometimes broach the subject. 640 more words
I’ve been battling great emotional pain and anxiety over my many losses these last years, but then suddenly had a realization yesterday. Everything I’ve feared since I was a child has already happened to me: abuse, the permanent loss of my health at a young age, severe chronic pain, my child being born disabled, being unable to work, financial devastation, my religious faith collapsing, the loss of all of my relationships…it’s all already happened. 286 more words