Therapy

Strength

Strength. What is is? Where does it come from? How can I find some? Tomorrow, I have therapy. And I’ll have to somehow find the strength to talk about the most impossible topic. I haven’t written about it yet, for some pretty obvious reasons…..but I will soon. This is one of the rare things that …

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“Good”

Today was “good”. I always put that word in quotation marks because really, what defines a good day? What makes it “good” for me might be completely unacceptable to someone else. I usually find that to be the case, that my “good” days are sort of like…“holy shit, that’s a low standard”. But today was…it …

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Is it possible to leave the past behind?

Five.Four.Three.Two.One. The ball drops and fireworks. Resolutions are made.People scream and people kiss and is it possible to change?Is it really truly possible to leave the past behind? Welcome to Midnight. We assign hope to many things. Each year, so many of us assign hope to this evening, to midnight, to welcoming in the New …

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When lyrics are all you have….keep listening.

I heard that you’ve beenSelf-medicating in the quiet of your room,Your sweet, suburban tomb.And if you need a friend,I’ll help you stitch up your wounds. I heard that you’ve beenHaving some trouble finding your place in the world.I know how much that hurts, But if you need a friendThen please just say the word You’ve …

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Just because it’s difficult, doesn’t mean it’s bad.

The theme of this week, this year even, it seems…is difficult conversations. Things that have never needed to be said, yet need saying anyway. This has been a week of confrontation, but not in a bad way. Difficult conversations, gentle confrontation, a resist to the natural reaction of me running away… It’s all hard. It …

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