It’s late. I have a thousand things to do. I don’t really have time to dwell on the past. But that’s the funny thing about being human – we have precious little control over anything at all. Maybe that’s why we try so hard to find or make that control for ourselves. I enjoy … Continue reading Clean Breaks
Imagine that something terrible has happened to someone in your life. Imagine that they’ve been hurt or they’ve had a bad experience. What’s your first reaction? Are you going to make sure they’re alright? Are you going to try and make them feel better and help them get through the experience? Or are you going … Continue reading Console, Don’t Correct
You’ve hit rock bottom. It seems like nothing else can go wrong and you’re in the middle of living the worst days of your life. It’s an awful place to be in, for sure. But there’s an odd sort of comfort in knowing that you’ve hit the absolute worst parts of life. Because you’re getting … Continue reading The Comfort of Rock Bottom
Reciprocal love is something I forget about a lot. Love, I understand. I feel it, I write it, I know it. But that’s love as I feel it. It’s personal and it belongs to me. I also understand the love that exists between others. I’ve seen it, imagined it, even envied it during some especially … Continue reading Reciprocal Love
Tragedy is inevitable. And that’s a little terrifying.