Once You Start Lying, It’s Really Hard to Stop

Who can say how I got started? I told one lie and then another and it just snowballed from there.

I Ate Jealousy For Breakfast, with Some Envy Sprinkled On Top

Scarcity convinces me that she sparkles as a mom and so I pale in comparison. Those two are great friends so they won’t like me as much. Their marriage is steel-wall strong so mine is third world scaffolding. Scarcity pushes us into a corner and demands we stay there until it says we can move. It commands us not to participate, accomplish, or think well of ourselves. And if we listen to what scarcity says, we’ll sit in that corner forever because it’s NEVER going to say we can move. … More I Ate Jealousy For Breakfast, with Some Envy Sprinkled On Top

Got Jealousy? Here’s An Antidote

I’m just over here toiling away, trying to learn what works and what doesn’t in life. What doesn’t work is jealousy. I just faced ANOTHER bout of it because it’s a condition I still don’t have an immunity to. And because I am a slow learner. That too.

When Trust Is Shattered In A Marriage, The Way Back To It May Surprise You

If it’s early days for you on the pitch black, lonely road back from infidelity you’re likely slogging through a soupy fog and can’t see two inches in front of your face. You may be feeling weak, for choosing to stay, or to leave, though there is only fierce strength and courage in either decision. … More When Trust Is Shattered In A Marriage, The Way Back To It May Surprise You

The Lie I Tell My Doctor…

My annual well-woman exam is coming up, and I’m wondering if I’ll tell my doctor the truth this year. Each year there seems to be something I find I am not willing to offer up on the intake forms, some truth that’s too hard to tell. Once I’m in the exam room and face to … More The Lie I Tell My Doctor…