It’s one of those days. Sometimes I get so damned tired of the questions my brain asks me that I can’t answer. Some days I… Read More »Those Days When You’re Still Paying Off the Emotional Debt from the Day Before
I’m not saying I don’t have a mean streak. I do. I’m absolutely capable of saying unkind things. Being insulting, cruel. And when that mean… Read More »My Mean Streak Is Apparently Well Trained
My grandma once told me that if you’re sad that you should just put on bright lipstick and smile. Her reasoning was more about self-protection than… Read More »Yes, Forcing Yourself to Smile Actually Does Make You Feel a Little Better
“I’m so upset I can’t think straight,” she says. And I believe her. “Just take a second and breathe,” I say. “I can breathe!” she… Read More »If You’re Too Stressed, You Can’t Think Straight
PQ 21.2 — When I am faced with conflict, how do I seek to act with courage? * Sometimes the courageous move is standing up… Read More »PQ 21.2 — When I am faced with conflict, how do I seek to act with courage?
Hello Page, First of all, I want to thank you so much for your blog! I take a lot of support and encouragement from your… Read More »The Overstressed Hinge: Stuck in the Middle & Playing Tom-Toms
“I don’t know how you do it,” she says. “Do what?” I say. “Polyamory,” she says. “Happily,” I reply. She laughs. “It just always seems… Read More »Why Polyamory Is Good for Artists: Keeping a Sharp Edge
When I look at beautiful things now, I don’t wonder at the talent that must have produced it. Instead, I think of the stress that… Read More »Empathy or Envy: Amatonormativity and Hidden Costs