Tag Archives: communication

Talking About What We’re Not Supposed To Know

I need you to read this. It’s important.  It’s important to me because it’s important to someone I care about, and you might be able to help. When my friend Patrick asked me if he could borrow my blog, my … Continue reading

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Nothing.

“What’s wrong?” I ask. “Nothing,” he says. And we both know that he’s full of shit, although only one of us has any clue to what extent.  And it’s not me. He folds his arms across his chest, a visual … Continue reading

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The Mountain. (Or: By the end of the week I’ll have killed this blog entirely with all this emotional shit. So there’s that.)

My therapist described it as going up a mountain. Right now, it feels more like falling on my ass. Over and over and over again. Unless you’re rock climbing, you don’t go straight up a mountain.  You go around it.  … Continue reading

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Growth. Which is not the same as good writing. Clearly.

I’ve written a lot of really personal stuff here. I’ve talked about my marriage – the good and the bad.  I’ve documented my depression as it was happening.  I’ve used this blog to communicate with my husband via “open letters“, … Continue reading

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Dear Jared

You asked me this morning as you were leaving if I was mad at you. I told you I wasn’t, and I meant it. I also told you that I was just stressed, that I was carrying a lot on … Continue reading

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The Intimacy Kit – Can You Do Better?

Everything You Need For Intimacy? One of the benefits of an overpriced hotel room on Park Avenue is a well stocked mini bar.  While Holiday Inn would stop at $5 water bottles and $3 bags of peanut, the 70 Park … Continue reading

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And then I’ll say I GOT IT ON SALE!!!

If you tell me that you like my earrings, I’ll tell you that I got them for $2 at Claire’s. And probably point out that they are fake. If you compliment me on my outfit, I’ll let you know that … Continue reading

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