Every time I hear one person tell another some variation of, "Staying in your partnership and trying to transform the conflict means you're weak, a chump, abused, suffering from Stockholm syndrome, and your past history was just one big lie," I think, "Wow! Who's gaslighting who here?!" Seriously?! How do you know?
119: And so it goes "How often we murder parts of ourselves by not letting things advance or come close. How often we let fear rule our emotional lives. How often we kill or chase away everything that moves." - @MarkNepo
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.
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.
Recently a fan of my writings told me my posts and Tweets are illiterate, shallow, and manipulative attempts at depth and meaning. At first I was angry. Then I realized two important facts.