The title of this blog exemplifies what I call a “pickle.” It’s a conundrum. If someone you love has no idea how important they are to you and you have no idea how to explain it to them, you’ve got a mess. A few weeks ago I sent the message that you want to talk […]
Broken Crayons Still Color
Yesterday we had a bunch of great conversations going about dissociative disorder. I shared that, as a recovering co-dependent and Main Chick (my former lover identity), I once suffered from dissociative disorder and I overcame it. This disorder is relatively common among people who’ve experienced a disproportionate amount of relational and social terrors. A steady […]
Wow! You Were A Real Slut!
Several years ago, I was engaged in a conversation with a group of women whom I’d known for a while. There were seven of us at a table in a trendy restaurant in Chicago. We sat talking, over lunch, chatting about what was new…sharing updates: Someone was promoted. Someone was planning a move to a […]