A while ago, I wrote a piece called “Abused Kids Get to Look Like Their Bullies“: On countless mornings, I glimpse my reflection in the… Read More »When You’ve Turned Into Your Parents, Just Not in the Way You Expected
Hi Page, I am currently in a 2-year relationship with a polyamorous, married man. His family (my metamour and their daughter) know me pretty well… Read More »I’m Suddenly Bothered By New Things After Quality Time with My Partner Got Cut Back. Any Thoughts?
“Face the demons if they approach, but don’t go demon hunting,” my friend Gull says. It’s solid advice. At one point in my life, I… Read More »Demons and Wayward Brain Weasels: Making a Better Home for Anxiety
If you’re anything like me, you run into times where you struggle with self-doubt. Especially when solving problems with ambiguous solutions. Or doing something creative.… Read More »Getting Up Before Martin Does: Circadian Rhythm as Anxiety Killer
Check-Ins and the Threat of Concern Trolling “So you check in with your partners about stuff before you do it?” “Sure do,” I say. “My… Read More »Martin Under the Bridge: Polyamory, Check-Ins, and Concern Trolling
“I’m so scared, Page,” he says to me. “Oh?” “I feel like she’s avoiding me. She says everything’s okay. And I want to believe her,… Read More »Martin is a Broken Clock: Sometimes Our Fears Come True