Author Archives: Susan J. Elliott

9/3 Check-In Thread

How is everyone doing?

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Dumped is Dumped. Unequivocally.

When someone breaks up with you, they are saying We don’t belong together. This is not it. This is not right. This isn’t working for me, and to steal from Greg Berendht “I’m just not that into you.” It doesn’t … Continue reading

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chat

I put a chat box on the site because someone asked about contacting other people. The Chat box is a temporary measure if you want to share. Feel free to arrange a “chat time” in the check in thread (ask … Continue reading

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Passive-Aggressive People (or “Why, Yes, You Make Me Crazy!”)

Requested Repost:Passive Aggressive Personalities We’ve talked lately about the over-the-top abusers and cheaters. Now to turn to those who are underhandedly crazy making…the passive aggressive. The PA does not punch you in the face. The PA makes you want to … Continue reading

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8/23 Check-in Post

How is everyone doing?

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Affirming Platitudes

Every now and again, we publish the GPYB Platitudes. For those who struggle with affirmations and positive statements, here are some to memorize and remember as you move about your days and nights. These are the top 13. They began … Continue reading

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It’s All My Fault

There is a theme in comments lately. It seems to be “My ex did all these horrible things and I screwed up.” This is how bad it can get and how you can recover. I had this as part of … Continue reading

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GPYB Book 3

I am working on a possible sequel to GPYB which is expounding on the topics in there (rather than GBOT which is for when you are ready to learn about new and loving relationships). It’s somewhat of an extension of … Continue reading

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Dear Bananahead (or Bananaheadette)

It’s been almost five years since I first wrote this and I get a request for it every few months, so here it is again: This is a convenient cut and paste for everyone who wants to go back to/stay … Continue reading

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On Love

I love this article and Thich Nhat Hanh’s teachings. Please read how loving yourself FIRST enables you to fully love others. http://www.brainpickings.org/2015/03/31/how-to-love-thich-nhat-hanh

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