Tag Archives: codependency

what’s your hell?

I’ve been wanting to ask that question for a long time now. Here’s my hell: Unrequited love. Putting time and energy into people and things that don’t love me back. Holding on to people and things that don’t love me … Continue reading

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I hate my life right now

I hate my life right now. I can’t even tell you how much I hate my life right now. Yes, I am well aware of the fact that my life is pretty good compared to many, many lives. But my … Continue reading

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why I’m stuck

I think maybe I figured out why I’m stuck. I think it is because I believe I don’t deserve any better. I’m not worthy to be loved and cared for.

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random thoughts

Sometimes – too often – I feel like my life is some agonizing, never-ending endurance course, with each minute a struggle just to make it through every second. And I wonder when the struggle ends.  Will I always be like … Continue reading

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looking out for myself

This past Friday was my birthday, my fiftieth (wow!) birthday. I made plans for myself, to do something for me that I wanted to do. And I didn’t tell my husband. Naturally, this upset my husband and, of course, there … Continue reading

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forgive yourself…

(I found this image thanks to “A Covert Narcissist’s Wife.”)

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Functional Vs. Dysfunctional Relationships: The 10 BIG Differences

(I did not write this article. It was written by Laura Lifshitz and you can find the original article here.) Which type of relationship are YOU in? Some people wouldn’t know a toxic relationship if it bit them in the … Continue reading

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can’t even imagine…

I read three posts today on love. This one:  How to Stay Together in a World That Can’t Stop Breaking Up This one:  How to Find the Courage to Love Again And this one:  Relationship Salve: The Practice of Intentional … Continue reading

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The only thing you can be best at….

My previous post (here) was reblogged from Live & Learn.  The reblogging process does not capture the entire post and my favorite line from the whole post doesn’t show on my blog.  You have to read the full blog post … Continue reading

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“prison dinner”

Last night, my husband made dinner. I told my daughter that the food was ready and she could come get some food. My husband and I sat down at the table to eat. In case you don’t know, my daughter … Continue reading

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