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The Blame Game: Help Yourself Out Of It

“Dad would start blaming, as if it were important to establish once and for all who was responsible for every peccadillo.” ~ Sharon Wegscheider-Cruse (ACOA/codependency expert) The latest group of comments in the Check in Thread talks a lot about … Continue reading

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Mail. We Get Mail When We Are Replaced in a Very Public (FB) Way

I wrote this post in 2008 but have re-run it several times since. Why? Because it keeps coming up as an issue. If you recognize yourself in this, ask yourself: “Does it hurt when I do this?” and answer “MAYBE … Continue reading

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Would You Still Love?

If you had a crystal ball and knew it would end badly, would you still love? Psychology Today Blog: Would You Still Love?

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5/19 Check in Post

How is everyone doing?

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Life Isn’t Fair. Deal With It.

Grief is an important part of moving on. It’s important to feel as bad as you really feel. It’s important to give credence to your grief and your hurt. But it’s also important to take time out (especially as the … Continue reading

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Learning What We Need To Know

“I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.” – Winston Churchill When I first started my journey toward wholeness, I spent a lot of time wishing that someone would feel sorry for me, take … Continue reading

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Mail. We Get Mail.

We used to have a feature called Mail. We Get Mail on ….. and the topic would be one that multiple people wrote to me about or would be in comments. This is one that was asked to be rerun … Continue reading

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Step Out of the Dance NOW

When my ex and I first separated, he would take the kids for “visitation” and go to his grandmother’s and call me. Although he was supposed to be visiting with the children, he would call me almost the minute he … Continue reading

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Nonsense Words

“Everyone deserves a second chance.” I have no idea where this comes from…maybe the same place where “Be a bigger person.” comes from or a million other stupid expressions that helps keep people stuck. Be a bigger person? WHAT THE … Continue reading

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Gratituesday

We have not done a Gratituesday post in a very long while. It’s good to focus on what you have rather than what you do not have (or concentrate on what you do not have in terms of disease or … Continue reading

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