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Oh Honey, Remove your Rose Colored Glasses

I recently read a blog post from one woman to her boyfriend’s ex.  Apparently she feels this woman wanted her boyfriend back, and by what she writes, it seems like.  You can read the original post here. However, unless her boyfriend is sharing these messages, I have to question how she knows what’s actually being said…… Continue reading Oh Honey, Remove your Rose Colored Glasses

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Struggling to Categorize

**Trigger Warning*** This post deals with a possible sexual assault.  If you are deeply effected by these types of experiences, please do not read. October 2014 was a crazy time for me.  The Second and I had broken up, and I was trying to figure out just exactly what I had done wrong.  It came…… Continue reading Struggling to Categorize

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The Biggest Frustration of Living with Mental Illness

The hardest part of having a mental illness is not what you would expect.  It’s not feeling that the world will collapse if I make a mistake.  It’s not the feeling that I don’t feel the way I “should.” Both of these are common thoughts that run through my mind, and from what I understand,…… Continue reading The Biggest Frustration of Living with Mental Illness

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I’m a C Student and Other Things Therapy Has Taught Me.

“Therapy is great,” they said.  “It will be so beneficial,” they said.  Don’t get me wrong.  I enjoy my therapy sessions…that actual sessions.  There’s nothing like talking to another person who helps you make sense of why that misspelling in an email won’t mean you’ll be living on the streets and jobless tomorrow.  Yes, this…… Continue reading I’m a C Student and Other Things Therapy Has Taught Me.

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Valentine’s Day: Something I’ll Never Understand

There have been several things I’ve never understood life….why is it never as warm in my apartment as it is in my bed?  Why can’t I wear stripes with polka dots?  Why can’t I put ketchup on everything?  But what I really don’t understand is why anyone feels the need to justify what they do…… Continue reading Valentine’s Day: Something I’ll Never Understand

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Ringing in the New Year – What I learned in 2016 and what I want for 2017

Welcome to 2017!!!  The new year has finally begun, and I’m rather sure I’m in the majority when I say it was so good to 2016 end.  It seems almost everyone I know had a rough year, myself included, and it’s good to feel like there is a new start. I know it’s been a…… Continue reading Ringing in the New Year – What I learned in 2016 and what I want for 2017

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December Rush – How to get through this time of year easily

I can’t believe it’s December.  I feel like time is flying this year, but doesn’t everyone say that each year? I’m not sure when it happened, but it definitely seemed like the year just started a month ago. December is always a rough month.  I’m the youngest of seven, and most of my family have…… Continue reading December Rush – How to get through this time of year easily