Being stuck is a lie.

Why do we always get stuck? We are always stuck, somewhere. A dead end job, a pointless relationship, a shit hole town, boring routines and thankless work. It seems like we are always just stuck.How often do you say, “I’m just not happy”? Or maybe you don’t even say it out loud, but you certainly…

#metoo

The #metoo movement has taken over social media in the last few days. Seeing all of these updates and posts from my friends has been eye opening and challenging. It has also been confusing.In the past few months, I have felt more brave talking about the tough subjects than I ever have. The powerful women…

He called me “babe”

Someday babe, you’re going to see yourself the way I do. I’m watching you and crying with you. You’re not as alone as you feel. My heart hurts with yours. Why are you so sad? Don’t you see how beautiful you are? Someday babe, I will be able to hold you again. You’ve been broken…

He called me "babe"

Someday babe, you’re going to see yourself the way I do.I’m watching you and crying with you. You’re not as alone as you feel.My heart hurts with yours. Why are you so sad? Don’t you see how beautiful you are? Someday babe, I will be able to hold you again. You’ve been broken for too…

Dear Mr. President

Dear Mr. President,   I want to like you. I do. I want to support you and I want to be proud of you. I want to look up to you and I want to feel safe. You are our President, whether we admit it or not. I want to respect you.    But you make it so…

Fucking 40

I was told that turning 40 would change everything and I am starting to believe it. The start of a new decade should feel like a life changing, epiphany, a-ha moment. Each decade should bring new wisdom and clarity. I have always been a people pleaser. I go with the flow and I don’t make…

My heart broke today.

My heart broke today.As I was reading a text from my son, I realized that he has “mom’s house” and “dad’s house” but he does not have a home, and that is normal. I sat at my desk, in tears, overwhelmed with sad thoughts.It’s completely normal for children to not remember what it was like…