Sure there are monsters, but in truth, most of what we are calling monster behavior is simply someone doing something stupid for stupid and innocent reasons. It’s just poor judgment, not pathological.
There are actually very few monsters.
Read More 11: A Love Letter to the Betrayers: The Monsters
Which makes the holidays even more difficult. Lots of sugar, high expectations, inherent drama, social demands, and poor sleep combine to fueling exhaustion. For me exhaustion is Anxiety’s crack, one feeding the other. The holiday’s are the dealer.
Read More 10: A Love Letter to the Betrayers: The Holidays and Anxiety
Originally posted on Love Letters to a Healing Heart:
Read More Audit 01: Ducks and other quacks
I use to believe some things were best kept private…but it is precisely the act of secret keeping that allowed my betrayal to fester so long. When the lies, secrets, and betrayal detonated on our lives twenty-eight days ago I was both sickened and relieved. The…
A man cannot live one life fully split between two moments, two gardens. Inevitably they both will be overtaken with weeds. As I continue to tend my garden I recognize we reap what we sow. There are still weeds in my garden. There will always be weeds and they are my weeds.
I planted these. I will tend to them.
Read More 56: Things I Carry – Tending My Secret Garden
It is time do something different. Failure is feedback, not prophesy. This is my rock now. I’ll go push it alone.
Read More 55: Try This Again Shall We?
Here are a few of the lessons learned since that dark, unhappy, and personally blackest of Black Fridays two years ago.
Read More 54: Lessons from a Black Friday
I have throughout my life, on more than one occasion slept with a woman and left wondering why I did it.
Read More 53: I Slept with Her
Lisa Arends asks “After being cheated on, it’s natural to question if the entire relationship was a lie. Is it possible for people to cheat on someone they love?”
Of course you can.
Read More Thoughts on Lisa Arends Video: Can People Cheat on Someone They Love?