No matter who we are, our life choices, or the number of people we are surrounded by, all of us want to know that we are not alone. We want people in our lives that know us for who we really are and love us in spite of knowing. We call those people family. It… Continue reading Family by Choice
“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: “What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .”” — C.S. Lewis (The Four Loves)
You try to walk away, and yet the screams and mocking follow you up the stairs. You find yourself so alone when you sit there on your bed. This isn’t what you wanted.. not for him, and not for you. Now, everyone can see it. They hear it when you talk, hear it pouring down the stairs when you two fight. But it’s all there is. Fighting is the only passion you two have anymore for each other. It’s the only real emotions that you can come up with.
Is there any coming back from this?
The last few months have been pretty stressful for me. For various reasons felt like I had forgotten how to relax and trust that it will be ok. I allowed conflict and complication to come into my life. Now I can say that I didn’t set out to look for crazy people to wander into… Continue reading Holding On To Your Happy Place
Do you know how many times I have “died” and somehow been resurrected? Really? I don’t even know how many times myself. But apparently if you piss someone off enough you will become “dead” to them. I guess I could be considered a zombie since I don’t feel dead. In fact, I feel just a… Continue reading Letters from a Dead Girl
“Hard is trying to rebuild yourself, piece by piece, with no instruction book, and no clue as to where all the important bits are supposed to go.”
― Nick Hornby, A Long Way Down
Like so many, I have always struggled with the concept of family and that historical bond that is said to connect people together and give them some sense of pride and bonding. Yet in my own history I’ve seen blood family have little more to do with each other than passing strangers or childhood friends,… Continue reading Kindred connections