How quick we are to believe the worst about people we don’t actually know because we want to believe the best about the people we love.Read More Thoughts on Mark Nepo’s Being Sad
I have, on more than one occasion over the last 15 months found myself voluntarily leaning into pointless discussions with ill-informed people over issues of my identity, my life with my xp, and the decisions I was making before and after the discovery.Read More Thoughts on Excuse Making vs Understanding by Lisa Arends
My vow was simple: I’ll take any slings and arrows. I promise I’ll be there. We are partners and I’ll always share everything I have with you. I’ll protect you and keep you safe.
My vow came with a white horse and silver bullets for every problem.Read More 17: Broken Promises
133: Sounding Advice
“You still have C on a pedestal” and other friendly insight.Read More 133: Sounding Advice
106: The Mighty
“Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup.”
I often wonder what keeps relationships going when, on the surface, it seems like there is so much going against them.Read More 106: The Mighty
101.5: Unringing the Bell (5 of 5) – Epilogue
As my life with C fades to a distant and ringing echo I will move forward with intention. The lessons remain.
I’m excited about the possibilities.Read More 101.5: Unringing the Bell (Epilogue)
89: Road Warrior
Many people would run for their own reasons. Many people run from their humiliations and anxiety. Me? I’m staying to face my humiliations, anxiety, and failure.
That takes courage and honesty.Read More 89: Road Warrior
Sucker Punched by Friday’s Guest Writer (02)
My name is Jen, and I am a betrayed spouse. If you are reading this, I am sorry that this has happened to you. However, maybe you will find something useful as you navigate this journey.Read More Friday’s Guest Writer: Sucker Punched (02)
Other Peoples Problems — A Couples Journey of Recovery from Sex Addiction.
Worth reposting because I find perspectives like this few and far between.Read More 61: Other Peoples Problems — A Couples Journey of Recovery from Sex Addiction
She is doing the best she can based on what she knows how to do. If she had experienced different things she would have done things differently.
Her behavior isn’t personal. For a long time I took it that way.Read More 58: After the storm