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People Pleasing = Failing

I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure–which is: Try to please everybody. ~Herbert Bayard Swope There are essential insanities and inessential insanities. Essential insanities get us in trouble with others. … Continue reading

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Registration

If you have recently registered and it said, “Waiting for admin approval” and you have not been notified you received it, please re-register or login (to see if it was approved. There is some buggy thing in the approval plugin … Continue reading

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Stalking and PTSD

Requested repostI’ve never written about stalking before though I’ve shared some of this with my clients and retreat/seminar/conference attendees. As most of you know, my speaking style is completely “off the cuff” and one reason why is my ability to … Continue reading

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8/19 Check in Thread

How is everyone doing?

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Stepping Out of the Dance

Over the past few years people have invited me to different support groups and events to speak. When the organizers want me to start with my story this is something I never leave out. It’s actually a much better story … Continue reading

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Know What Hurts and Stop the Pain

One of my favorite Melody Beattie lines is that when you are recovering, it’s important to know what hurts and learn to stop the pain. When my kids were going into high school they had to have immunizations. They are … Continue reading

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GPYB Workbook

We have several new members who asked about the next workbook sale, so here it is. You have the choice of on-line (fillable .pdf), off-line (print out the work sheets) and both (some people want both). The special will run … Continue reading

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Torch Song Trilogy

A perennial favorite on the blog and requested repost: I saw this movie in the theater when it came out and I was pretty tortured and depressed at the time. I had just ended my marriage and was wrestling with … Continue reading

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GBOT FB GROUP

I have created a GBOT FB group. I will be posting previews and highlights from the new book and it’s a group so you are free to share and ask questions. It’s a closed group. To join go to: GBOT … Continue reading

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Sometimes, It’s Just Not It

Requested repost. Not every post or every reader is about bad relationships. This blog and the book are about relationships that run the gamut. Many times the relationships are okay or even good and one person just says, “You know … Continue reading

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