Accepting That You Have To Take Care of Yourself Sometimes (Because Other People Might Let You Down…)

I’ve done therapy off and on for a few years now, hoping to self-improve and learn some better coping mechanisms. Sometimes, I honestly didn’t feel like I was getting much bang for my buck in my steeply-priced sessions. But over the years I’ve still accumulated a few gems of wisdom, that I feel the need … Continue reading Accepting That You Have To Take Care of Yourself Sometimes (Because Other People Might Let You Down…)

Why I think there might be a window for marriage, and why I think I’ve possibly missed mine.

Before anyone gears up to tear me a new one, you should understand that when I refer to a “window”, I am in no way referring to a person’s age. I don’t care if you get married at 25 or 65 (or maybe marriage isn’t your thing – that’s cool too!). But I’m starting to … Continue reading Why I think there might be a window for marriage, and why I think I’ve possibly missed mine.

It’s been years since my dad died…and I still wish I had handled it differently.

I was on the cusp of my 30th birthday when I lost my dad. Amidst all the chaos of grief, and some of the typical challenges people experience, I found that my age made me feel almost uncertain of how I was “supposed” to behave (I’ve unfortunately always cared way too much about what other … Continue reading It’s been years since my dad died…and I still wish I had handled it differently.