We are knee-deep in spring, and I’m a bit late at doing some spring cleaning, both physically and mentally.
Category Archives: feelings
Ever work or exist with a Negative Nelly? The kind of person that no matter what is going on in their lives, they will always focus on the negative aspects? You ever notice how that person always look like they just went through the most stressful and horrifying moment of their life, all day long?
Weekend Grab Bag
This weekend was such a mixed bag of experiences. Saturday was exceptionally cram packed and honestly, I took a full Sunday to recover and kind of wish I had given myself today to fully get back to myself.
On my pathway to and from work, I drive past an old brick home. It has been empty for as long as I have lived in the area, which, while not that long, has been almost 10 years. A few years back, the home had been cleared out of all items and the windows removed. It looked like some long needed renovations were going to start taking place.
To Better Friends
Have you ever just written someone off? Like, a longtime friend that you’ve talked to for a long time, and then you wake up and realize, “Wow…The only person we talk about is you. Your situations, your events, your sexual whatevers, your philosophy, etc. 95% of the conversations we have are about you and I’m kind of tired of hearing about you.”?
The Importance of Integrity
The problem when you discover someone lacks, or something has been cobbled together with no integrity is that you never get the ability to fully trust again.
Speak Your Truth with Love
A person who I follow on social media made a post about her 80 yr old friend who had found her “One True Love”, however, he had a girlfriend and was into polyamory. She proceeded to speak extremely poorly of the guy, inferring the reason for his crappy behavior was due to him claiming he was polyamorous.
My niece and her husband came up to visit me for the weekend. It was a wonderful time. I was there when my niece was born, and I have tried to be there for her through everything that life brought to both of us. We both have had to deal with the extreme mental dysfunction of our families, so we have a lot that we can relate to each other.
I’ve needed companionship for quite some time now, actually. I need someone who I know is there, whether it’s to be listened to or just hugged, knowing my company is not just wanted, but as equally needed.
The Need for Community
It seems like every day, the news is reporting on some new major systemic failure in our country. Housing, banks, jobs, food supply, roads, and bridges. Nothing has been left unscathed. In the last 5 years, there seems to be an extremely rapid decline of the nation