9/1/17 ‘Rolling in the Deep’

So a 'friend' essentially stopped talking out of the blue without an explanation after being kind of testy beforehand.  I asked for an explanation repeatedly and was ignored and when the person finally decided they wanted to communicate, addressing the maltreatment wasn't on their agenda. So now, there is no communication. Frankly, I don't expect … Continue reading 9/1/17 ‘Rolling in the Deep’

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03.24.2017

I really enjoy observing and hearing from this man. That's a problem. Red flags are flapping and flying in abundance, but there's also much that has what seems like gravitational pull upon me. I hear the call of his shortcomings as much as his attributes and must consistently remind self to disregard expectations and attachments … Continue reading 03.24.2017

Passivity, Aggression, and Passive Aggression: A Self-Reflection…

We are sub-tweeting our families, friends, and lovers because we don't want to deal with the consequences of expressing our discontent or disagreement with their ideas and behavior, outlook or lifestyle. We ignore calls or partially answer questions. We lie by omission, withhold sex, and treat our children as bargaining tools.... When our actions toward others feel limited by our conditioning, when our understanding or sense of being understood, accepted, appreciated and valued come into question, how do our internal reactions, expectations, and thought processes determine the degree to which we authentically and directly express ourselves to others?