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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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crazy, stupid fantasies

I have these crazy, stupid fantasies. Like, one day, I will be free from this … this whatever it is. Like, one day, someone will actually love me. I feel so crazy. But I really don’t want to be crazy. … 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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hi

I miss blogging. I’m still here. I cleaned out and cleaned up my older daughter’s bedroom, carefully packed away her things into the closet and a bought a new mattress for her bed.  (She lives in another state now.) I’ve … Continue reading

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this week

This week, he said nothing at all about the conversation last Sunday morning. (See post.)  It’s as if it never took place. He has been washing dishes and making dinner, though. However, as I told my counselor (yes, I am … Continue reading

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thought for the day…

“Your flaws are perfect for the heart that is meant to love you.”    

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comforting him…

He is often sad about his mom’s death (understandably) and needs to talk and cry. I’m trying to be comforting. But I am also finding it difficult. I know this is a hard time for him.  I understand that.  I … Continue reading

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when you find him

by Skylar Liberty Rose When you find him you will understand why you didn’t settle for the others that you found before. Why you couldn’t stay. Why they had to leave. When you find him you will find that he … Continue reading

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