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Love in the Time of Cholera

This past month, I got a new tattoo on my right arm that says: Respond, don’t react. Observe, don’t absorb. As always the typography sergeant, I made sure to pick the right font, font size, kerning, and line spacing so that it looked clean and crisp from afar. 1,134 more words

Life

How To Stop Losing Yourself In Relationships Once And For All

Do You Lose Yourself in Relationships?

Codependents lose themselves in relationships, unaware that losing our Self is the greatest despair. When the relationship inevitably ends, it’s devastating, because we are lost. 1,238 more words

Love

ravages of shame

all my life
i have worked
to believe
i am enough
to extricate myself
from the shadow
of inadequacy,
the ever present fear of failure… 158 more words

The Power of Words: Senescence and Debridement

Words provide endless fascination for me, and I’ve encountered a couple of gems in the past month that seem to sizzle with relevance. So, here are my words of the week – and how they resonate: 863 more words

Elaine Gantz Wright

Openness

This site has sat unused for quite a while as my life spun busily on.  A Master’s Degree, a pregnancy, a traumatic birth, and a lovely baby have filled up my days since I was here. 539 more words

Do You Know This Person?

A person with the paranormal ability to apprehend the mental or emotional state of another individual. In other words…. to feel deeply. The capacity to place oneself in anothers position. 953 more words