“Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic” ~ Frida Kahlo He gazes upon my body, he sees right into my soul. In his eyes I can see he is looking at the most exquisite thing he has ever seen, something beautiful, magical; he is looking at me. As the hours … More My Beauty Reflected
She grew up intrinsically understanding her parents’ pain, bravely carrying the heavy trunk of her parents’ shame. Believing herself responsible for fixing, healing, loving her parents’ wounds until they were whole again. When she could not fully hold the pain that was not hers to hold and she saw the wounds were still there she felt … More That was her torment. She understood.
Many would agree that in order to maintain a relationship there is usually an expectation of a ‘give and take’ balance, a kind of unwritten contract that I am there for you and you are there for me. It’s natural that the friendship weighing-scales sway a little to either side at varying times but if it … More Needs and expectations, giving and taking
What is it really thats going on when friends (or family) don’t don’t show up at the tough times? When tough times come up in someone’s life the needs of that person tend to grow – a lot. Tough times don’t either have a time limit, they can be recurring over a long period, getting … More Hard times reveal your true friends
This evening I’m feeling lonely. Can I be friends with that feeling? I have been delving into the depths of my loneliness this summer, feeling the intense pain it brings. The reactions in my psyke and my body have been quite awe-inspiring, but in a very unpleasant kind of way. Two years ago I dared … More Can I Be Friends with my Loneliness?