Tag Archives: emotional intelligence

rainy season

It’s not raining in the desert yet. I wish it were. It’s me. I’ve been crying in those still moments in the early morning and in the evening. I’m not sure what this lack of ease and well-being is. When … Continue reading

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zero tolerance

A friend and I were talking about zero tolerance in serious relationships. Zero tolerance for deception, anything that comes close to gaslighting, lack of respect, deal breaking, manipulation, all of that sort of stuff. She’s married; I’m single. We’ve both … Continue reading

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shift

This is a time in life when many of my women friends are considering what we want to do “next.” Some of us are single. Some of us have means; some not so much. Most of us who are single … Continue reading

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heart beat

I just realized something. I have been getting scared when I feel my heart beating at rest. I’m not talking about A-fib or an arrhythmia. That’s not so good and if that happens I need to get myself to the … Continue reading

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a couple of thoughts for valentine’s day

I’ll start at the beginning. I don’t date. Not really. Or at least I haven’t for a long, long time. Never, in my wildest dreams, would I have thought I’d be single since 2011 and divorced since near Halloween 2012 … Continue reading

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Away from the farm

Three things spinning me around tonight. The Grand Canyon. We are here. It’s breathtaking. It also triggers my fear of heights, but I wish I could live here for a year. I’d move past that problem. So much beauty all … Continue reading

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revised personal history

I used to say when a departing ex re-writes the relationship history, maybe in order to fit it better into his/her new life, or maybe for reasons the former partner will never know, the main thing is: Trust your memory … Continue reading

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