Toxic connections are sometimes the hardest ones to spot because we are taught to try to find the good in people or to give second chances. “Don’t judge a book by its cover” is a good example of how we tell ourselves that what we see might not always be the truth.
When people ask us how we met, we always smile and usually we look at each other. I’m not sure why it’s just a reaction I guess. We used to be a little nervous about telling people we met in a chat room. Now sites like Match.com make finding a mate online common and acceptable. In the 90's when we met, it was new territory and a little scary. The… Read More »+1 to Romance – How I Met My Husband
When we got married, we had a lot of crazy things on our minds. For us, it was already complicated. We started things off by throwing every obstacle in the world at our marriage. We launched right into having a family, not a small one.. one cute kid and a dog, but a large one ending in 5 kids, dogs, cats, and a ton of debt that we managed to… Read More »In sickness and in health
Sometimes words can be even more violent, vengeful and brutal than a punch. I know… I swing hard with my words and I feel the pain of them as well. I grew up with a violent parent. I spent time in abusive relationships. And it is everything I can do when I am hurt and angry not to let those voices of the past come through me. October is Domestic… Read More »Setting The World On Fire – Domestice Abuse
What’s your defining moment? They say that a defining moment is one that is life-changing. It is said to happen in the blink of an eye. It’s a pivotal moment filled with critical choices. For many, they struggle to discover that moment when they engage their passions, rise above the crowd and grasp their shining star. And for some, you are handed a gift of opportunity and what you do… Read More »Turning darkness into a defining moment.