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Bah Humbug

It’s the 23rd of December and for the past few weeks everywhere I’ve gone I’ve been bombarded with holiday cheer.  My mailbox is stuffed with pretty holiday cards and all of my email inboxes have been flooded by people who want me to have a happy holiday. I say Bah Humbug. I’ve always been anti-holiday. […]
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My Worst

A while ago I posted (sorry, I couldn’t find the post to reference it) this quote from Marilyn Monroe, “If you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best”. Poor, dear Marilyn. Anyway, it came to mind yesterday as I was screaming at someone (she earned […]
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You Can Live Without Me

Fun fact: I’ve dated, not one, but two men with active stalkers. Now, before I get too deeply into this, let me give my standard aside/backpedal.  There are hundreds, probably thousands of perfectly normal, decent people with stalkers.  Stalkers are emotionally imbalanced people.  People with stalkers are victims. That said, I’ve come to believe that […]
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In response to a friend’s, “How are you?” earlier in the week, I responded, “Numb”.  I know I meant it at the time.  Completely.  But it’s taken me until today to figure out exactly what I meant by it (I’m slow like that). This is hard for me to write, btw. I knew, with all […]
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And You Are It

I have no idea what made me think of this… A few years ago I met this guy (online).  We had a pretty great first date.  I thought he was smart and funny and cute – all the good stuff.  And he seemed really into me.  Almost too much.  Which caused a little warning bell […]
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