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Ever since my father passed away in April, I’ve been talking to my mother a lot more. We haven’t had the best relationship, my mother… Read More »Sometimes You Have to Make Your Own Closure, No Matter What It Takes
“I love you,” Skyspook said. “And that’s why if you go back there, back to that house, this relationship is over.” “Yeah,” Seth said. “You’re… Read More »How I Accidentally Got Closure On One Relationship From Another
“It’s not fair,” they say. “They basically broke up with me out of nowhere. And now they won’t talk to me. I didn’t get my… Read More »Closure is What Happens When You Stop Looking for It
The biggest gift we can give someone who is suffering is just holding space and being there for them.
People who know me well consistently point to things I do and say, “Yes, that’s you being hyperindependent again. It’s the hyperindependence of the traumatized again.” The idea is that when bad things have happened to you, the way you avoid learning helplessness is to be become very self-sufficient. You become strong. Take care of yourself.
Minerva the Liar by Page Turner is officially out. The Psychic State books are sci-fi/mysteries with strong female leads that feature a large ensemble cast of polyamorous characters.
I’m just sitting there, minding my own business reading a book, when one of my cats wakes up from sleep yowling and crying.
“He’s had a nightmare,” my partner Justin says, scooping the cat up in his arms.
I used to be a person who responded to everyone who contacted me. Day or night. Regardless of who they were, if I even liked them, how much it inconvenienced me.
“What if trash talking an ex is part of not looking back?” she says. “What if it’s making some closure? Some distance. What if it’s training yourself to care less — and so not be tempted to end up in the same patterns?”