Tag Archives: emotional development

Advice from a Horoscope

A potential escape or romantic adventure will be appealing, just don’t let the others continual talk about cost spoil it. You don’t want to end up in the red, but you shouldn’t have to remain in one place either. – … Continue reading

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Going Off Script

Being in an abusive relationship is like acting in a play with an erratic director. The script they write unfailingly serves them, affirms them and diminishes you. If you break character (say, hang out with friends or move a houseplant … Continue reading

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The Process of Therapy

What [therapy] looks like. You laugh, you cry, you have a therapist come in to give you some tools and exercises to do. We talk about our resource guide, and we direct the audience to it if they’re suffering. This … Continue reading

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A Pal

“Good luck with everything, pal.” That was the final text from the man I thought would be my final love. Five words bent into a flint dagger. My eyes welled and my lips blubbered; sweat soaked through my shirt. Opened … Continue reading

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Walking Beside Me

His freshman year of high school, my brother, Fred, walked out into a Massachusetts snowstorm with no shoes on. Tensions were too high at home for him to consider footwear. I ran after him with a pair of sports slides. … Continue reading

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