What is active listening?

This is a really good topic that someone asked in one of my reddit groups that I’m a member of. The poster asked how he could stop interrupting people. He recognized that this was a problem he had and couldn’t let people finish their stories without interrupting them to ask questions. He said it wasn’t…

Love is a complicated thing – the story of us

I woke up this morning around 9:30 am after a restless night of sleep. It’s a cool day outside, cloudy, with spurts of rain. I’ve already had a disagreement with someone on Twitter when I said, “I hope it rains all weekend.” The smoke is still bad here, and I won’t be able to go…

What are eggshell relationships?

So, as you know, I run a fitness group on an adult website. One of the hardest jobs as a moderator is to close threads that are marked as spam ads. People get so up in your face about this and I receive daily messages from people arguing about it. In fact, I’ve spent the…

Why did your toxic relationship end?

It’s Friday morning and already turning out to be a beautiful day. Plans for a long morning walk were foiled as my knee is stiff and I can barely walk. But – I still had a shower, got dressed, even trimmed my hair and am ready to start the day. Even though my day actually…

Isn’t it ironic. Like rain on a wedding day.

To my fellow female bloggers, have you ever stumbled across “that guy” on the internet? You know the one I’m talking about. The one who is so filled with anger and hatred towards women, that he turns around and accuses YOU of being the one who hates men? What do you think of a man…

What caused your friendship to end? (Ask Reddit Pt #1)

So, I see this question asked a lot on Reddit and it always reminds me of one friend. I love her dearly – I do. I won’t name her. I don’t think she reads this blog. We worked together for about a year and stayed in touch after we both left the job. We just…