Breaking Up Sucks, But It Doesn’t Have To

Breaking Up Sucks, But It Doesn’t Have To

"I believe much of the pain of a breakup comes from having a life plan that you have fallen in love with. When it does not work out, you become angry that you now have to pursue a new life plan." ~ Karen Salmansohn Break-ups Don't Need to Be "Bad" "He is an asshole." "His [...]

Flying Anxiety

Flying Anxiety

"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' " ~ Eleanor Roosevelt I have an unnatural (or perhaps natural?) fear of heights. [...]

The Unconscious Uncoupling of Friends and Being the “Other” Woman

The Unconscious Uncoupling of Friends and Being the “Other” Woman

"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom." ~ Anais Nin That moment when you realize you are no longer the apple in your best friends eye. It feels like you have been stabbed repeatedly in the jugular, reviving images of high [...]