my voice

Okay, that was clear. From me to me. Stop saying yes when I want to say no and vice versa. The icky feeling in the short run will pay off in the long run. Easier said than done BUT something has to change in this new year. I'm sick of overpromising and then living in scarcity mode. No more scarcity mode.

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Who am I?

I know I feel more empathy than most, and my heart ofter hurts. I know I’m sensitive to others’ pain and I’m not always sure what to do with that pain. I know I’m not as sensitive to my own pain as I should be. I know that I love, fiercely, and I fear that some day someone I love will break me because my love is too big. I

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Love Leaving

What they don't tell you is about the moments when you fall out of love. It feels like a hardening of the softness you developed with him--the flow, the dresses, the dreamy thoughts, the sigh while you rest your should on him when he comes to stand near you.

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Bird By Bird

"I don't have time to write," I tell myself. "I must make time to write," says my inner voice.

"I'm a terrible writer," I tell myself. "It doesn't matter," says my inner voice. "The writing is for you, not them."

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The meaning of family

"Our culture offers us a very limited range of perspectives about what family looks like or feels like that have been bound by time, place and culture.  We must actively search for the meanings and terms that are right for me."

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connectionnorafamily