Having a conversation about past relationships recently served up the usual questions. "You love them, sure. But were you ever 'in love' with this person?" As soon as I asked, memories of my own past relationships popped up in my head. Sometimes the answers are never as simple as the questions - and only leave … Continue reading The Love Riddle
I was once asked a simple question by a therapist: How do you handle disappointment? I took pause with the topic, tripping on my ego. My assumptions being, I was always as cool as they come. "I'm great with disappointment!" Even I wasn't buying it. I was delivered a knowing smile; the type of look … Continue reading True Living: Saying Goodbye to Denial
Watching my mother's green Vega fade from our driveway every morning while I pretended to be on the bus to school was part of my senior year routine. Truancy wasn't on my radar so much as the fantasy of escape. Also, I convinced myself that continuous squatting in the bushes outside our back patio was … Continue reading Pain as Purpose? Get outta here.