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New Love and Brain chemistry

Your attraction can be purely chemical. If you stop and think. Whenever we meet someone new, our heart literally changes its beating rhythm. Even a slight change in heart rate can activate the neurotransmitters in the brain. 744 more words

Relationships

Eureka.

I’m marking Friday, January 31, 2019 in my calendar with a gold star. It might be the day that my brain chemistry finally became what it’s supposed to be. 250 more words

My conversation skills need improvement

Granted, this started more as catharsis and modern journal-keeping while I’m in between therapists, so I can say anything I want. Still, I look at the word cloud of tags from posts, and I’m ashamed (embarrassed? 208 more words

Thanksgiving

I’ll bet you thought you would see pictures of pumpkin pie and a turkey here. Sorry. This is about a different thanksgiving. The dubious narrative that forms the backdrop to the traditional version of our upcoming holiday aside, formalizing a day of thankfulness and gratitude is a good idea. 404 more words

Joys Of Life

Silence In Abuse

There is a tendency for victims of mental and physical abuse, molestation or rape to remain silent. For some, it has to do with the belief that no one will believe them or that somehow, they deserved the treatment due to something they did. 859 more words

Abuse

"She had always wanted words, she loved them; grew up on them. Words gave her clarity, brought reason, shape."

I guess it’s not this much of an illumination: writing helps me. Recently I had a lot of bad days. And every time it was happening, this very animalistic part of my brain would shiver and shrunk a bit more in fear that another episode is upon me. 125 more words

Depression

A DISTANT MEMORY

Some mornings I just feel like throwing up. That’s how enthused I am. It’s not about who I am or is it? I have many mornings like this. 311 more words