Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. ~Judy Garland~ Sometimes it takes someone pointing out the obvious for us to really get it. This past week, a friend said something to me that really got my attention. He basically told me, you are who you are. You are… Continue reading Who are you?
Be who you are and say what you mean, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. Dr. Seuss From the day I walked out the door, leaving my marriage behind, I have found that the experience still has a strong hold on my life and my perceptions. As time goes… Continue reading Fighting for a Better Me
Many people are born nurturers. From the time I was little, I wanted to take care of, and teach, things; baby dolls, stuffed animals, my little brother, and , later on, other people’s children. As I got older, that concept of “taking care of” grew to something much more. I felt the need to protect… Continue reading The Nurturer
Being embarrassed, feeling trapped, and allowing confusion to run rampant are all feelings I had. Although these three are very different, to someone in an abusive relationship they are all connected to one major problem; the inability to get out.