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Acceptance

As I’m building my journal therapy practice, a big part of this work has been articulating how I came into reflective writing. With the help of my new marketing goddess, something has really struck me; my whole life has been about creating a safe container for story.My personal story, the [...]

By |November 16th, 2020|Grief and Heartbreak, Love|Comments Off on Acceptance

Depression

People keep asking me if I’m okay. It’s a yes and no answer because ultimately, I know I will emerge intact, and I can literally feel my resilience at work, but holy mother this is a painful period of my life. And I’m so very tired all the time. I [...]

By |October 22nd, 2020|Grief and Heartbreak|Comments Off on Depression

Bargaining

It’s the full moon. The first of two in the month of October. My friend Jenny Arndt tells me that this moon is in Aries and I know that means it’s the moon of my inner warrior. I always give things to the full moon. Things that no longer serve [...]

By |October 1st, 2020|Grief and Heartbreak, Love|Comments Off on Bargaining

Anger

There are days when all the walking in the woods doesn’t clear me of the desire to scream at the top of my lungs. I was in an open, polyamorous triad in which we were raising three children when I lived in Toronto and I was never subjected to the kind [...]

By |September 30th, 2020|Grief and Heartbreak, Love|Comments Off on Anger

Denial

I’m not convinced it was supposed to go down like this. When we met, I felt like I was pulled into his orbit by a force that was bigger than both of us. I had to find out what that feeling was all about. This was back before I learned [...]

By |September 25th, 2020|Grief and Heartbreak, Love|Comments Off on Denial

My Name, In Lights

I shouldn’t have agreed to go.To the couples’ therapy session we’d waited a month for, I mean. A month that felt like years. A month I couldn’t make it through because I was so exhausted of trying to bridge the gaping chasm that grew so wide between us.But I agreed, [...]

By |September 21st, 2020|Grief and Heartbreak, My Diary|Comments Off on My Name, In Lights

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