I do the things I do because I am tethered to old behaviors. They are comfortable but are based on old interpretations of the world.
Reworking Life’s Puzzle Pieces
Finally on a path of healing I am reworking my life’s puzzle pieces. Because that is life, right? All these little pieces to fit together. It is never too late to start reworking those pieces.
The Reality of Narcissistic Parents
Having one narcissistic parent is bad enough (I guess), but having two narcissistic parents, well, that is, well, hard. My needs went unmet and unheeded to serve their needs.
Lost to the Darkness
I stood on the precipice, staring into the darkness, and turned away. Sadly, I lost a friend who stood in a similar place and instead of turning away, she walked into the darkness.
Rest Peacefully, My Friend
I hadn’t spoken to L in years. Her death has effected me on a level that surprised me. I think her lifelong struggle with addiction may have contributed. I guess this is when people say ‘she lost her battle with her demons.’ I guess.
Yesterday Me Is Different Than Today Me
Is Today Me really better than Yesterday Me? Should I lament Yesterday Me and the decisions that were made?
Date Night, Interrupted
I don’t much about healthy boundaries. I was raised that I was not allowed to have boundaries. I was certainly not allowed to assert myself with healthy boundaries.