Muchness

Living each day much muchier

Hanging out

Why don’t we hang out at each other’s houses anymore? Do you remember when you were young and you had no money? Maybe you had a bike or parents who … Continue reading

November 13, 2017 · 1 Comment

This is why I vote yes

Marriage equality was one of the first things that led me to leave Christianity. It was 2007 and I was about as Christian as you could get. I loved God … Continue reading

September 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Eh? Love yourself?

What does it mean to love yourself?   Valentines Day is over for another year and for many people, it’s a time of mixed emotion. Sure, love is grand, but … Continue reading

February 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Forgiving someone who hurt you

When you hurt someone and humble yourself to say sorry and ask for forgiveness, you want everything to go back to the way it was. If they forgive you, then … Continue reading

November 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

Why won’t the past stay in the past?

Sometimes new events carry echoes of the past. We may think we’ve moved on, broken up, left behind our former hurts and laid them long to rest, but the past … Continue reading

July 7, 2016 · 1 Comment

Do independent women need men?

Sisters are doing it for themselves. Men need to feel needed. It’s a conundrum for which nobody seems to have an acceptable answer. This isn’t a feminist versus chauvinist argument. … Continue reading

February 8, 2016 · 4 Comments

The Boiling Frog

The image of emotional abuse is a woman looking distressed and a man looking angry. The MO seems pretty straightforward. He starts off as a loving and attentive partner and … Continue reading

December 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

Walking with elephants

We all know about the elephant in the room. It’s that huge, looming thing no-one wants to talk about for fear of upsetting the status quo. Sometimes, there are elephants that follow you around. Your own, personal elephant that you refused to mention to yourself, because if you turn around and acknowledge it, everything has to change.

October 11, 2015 · 3 Comments

In love with the pain

The new Disney Pixar movie Inside Out is wonderful because it introduces a positive role for sadness.  Sadness can be cleansing. It can bring wisdom. It can heal and help … Continue reading

August 24, 2015 · Leave a comment
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