I had a dream last night that we got together and were friendly, laughing and completely on the same page. We talked for a while and really listened to each other. The conversations were full of accepting our own faults and being completely honest with each other. I felt very much like it was like Read More →

It’s really easy to have expectations of people in your life but it’s the best way to be disappointed. I think as you get to know someone you kind of learn what you get from them but as a relationship changes you have to change what you expect from them. Imagine you are married and Read More →

I think if any relationship is easy then there is probably something missing and eventually the problems will rise to the surface. I know I had a great friendship one time, a best friend, and things were great and mostly easy for a long long time. I think mostly it was easy because we ignored Read More →

I’m always working on forgiving people in my life. My father is a big one for me, though he’s more about coming to terms with that he’ll never change and that despite everything I do love him. I have an old friend who I still have close mutual friends with that I feel I’ve come Read More →

When you have a falling out with someone I think it’s important to lay out your own mistakes along with understanding what they did to hurt you. Relationships don’t fall apart because one person screwed it all up, it’s a 2 way street. In regards to an ex-friend of mine here are the mistakes I Read More →

Thanks Adam for the idea, I like to process stuff and this is a great way to process the last year. 1. What did you do in 2013 that you’d never done before? Spent time with my stepdaughter. Lost weight (I’ve done it before but not significantly in a VERY long time). I’m sure there Read More →

I’ve had a bit of drama in my life lately but through this I’ve realized how much I’ve grown up because of how I’ve handled it. To be fair I posted a few things on Facebook and wrote a couple of blog posts out of anger but I don’t really regret it because the people Read More →

Some people feel that showing you care about someone is about sending birthday and holiday cards but to me, that’s just not something that matters to me. If I’m really close to someone and I’m moved to I’ll send a birthday card of some kind I might do that if I remember to but I Read More →

I feel like I’m losing many of my friends to the dark side and I don’t quite know how to deal with it. I think a lot of my friends have started seeing guys who seem to lean more to the Tea Bagger side than to the liberal side. I’m noticing my friends posting more Read More →