If there’s anything I’ve learned this past year it’s how to find variety in the sameness. This mostly comes in the form of savoring the teeniest, tiniest moments. Making sure I properly reflect upon them before they inevitably slip away.
“I’m getting really sick of this,” a friend confesses. “I know what you mean,” I say. Because I do. Neither of us have been out… Read More »There’s Nothing to Do — and at the Same Time Too Much
I was thrilled when I heard that vaccines were on the way. Yes, it’s going to be several months before it’s my turn (I’m non-essential).… Read More »This Is a Long Time for Something Temporary
It’s been a hard day. A really hard one. I thought I had a handle on everything. I’ve been managing to be productive and stay… Read More »A Wonderful Date Night During Strange Times
In yesterday’s edition of Psyched for the Weekend, I talked about adolescent disembedding, a normal developmental stage in which teenagers create emotional distance and rebel… Read More »What Is the Personal Fable & How Can It Inform Your Risk-Taking Decision-Making?
This has been an awfully strange year for me. Since the middle of March, I’ve seen no one else in person aside from my live-in partner… Read More »What 8 Months of COVID Lockdown Have Taught Me About Toxic (and Non-Toxic) Monogamy
These are truly strange times. As of this writing, I have barely seen anyone other than my live-in partner for about seven months. When I… Read More »Huh. Apparently Introverts Are Struggling MORE with Lockdown & Isolation Than Extroverts
The last several months, it’s been hard to escape futility. I try not to spend a lot of time wallowing in darkness because I find… Read More »Futility Seems to Be Everywhere I Look These Days
When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit the United States, a lot of people were joking about an uptick in babies 9 months later. The idea… Read More »People Are Having Less Sex During the Pandemic Because of COVID-19-Related Relationship Conflicts