Last week my partner was visiting family, leaving me alone for the first time since we moved in together. I felt nervous leading up to his departure. I've been working from home for a while, but the last 2 years have been difficult as a busy client-call schedule has confined to the quiet of my home. I've learned that too much… Continue reading When life lessons repeat
Lessons on trust from broken eggs
How do you pick out eggs? When I buy them, I inspect them thoroughly for cracks. If I later find one slipped past me, I feel annoyed! Sunday night I dreamt all my eggs were broken, sitting in the container marinating in their liquid innards. Ugh! How did this happen?? The next day as I prepared breakfast, I wondered what the dream… Continue reading Lessons on trust from broken eggs
From embarrassed to brave – I did not expect this!
Have you ever been embarrassed to share something personal, and once you do, you think "oh my gosh what have I done??!!"That was me last week. I shipped my mom a copy of Worthy of Me. I knew it'd be uncomfortable (for both of us) for her to read it. It contains intimate details of my relationships,… Continue reading From embarrassed to brave – I did not expect this!
Who are you when the relationship falls away?
Last spring, after being in back-to-back relationships for a decade, I found myself single. That break-up was a long time coming but I didn't have the courage to end it. I was scared to put myself first because I didn't know who I was without someone else to love and support me. It was terrifying… Continue reading Who are you when the relationship falls away?
Would you make this vow?
Have you ever shared vows with a partner? I'm fascinated that we're taught to do this in marriage ceremonies, yet not with ourselves.While I've never been married, I've spent more time working through challenges in relationships to uphold our commitment to each other than I have with myself.After all, many of us have been raised to believe everything… Continue reading Would you make this vow?