It’s Okay Not to Feel Okay: Anxiety Disorders in Personal Relationships

PTSD. OCD. GAD… So many anxiety disorders get boiled down to short, sweet little acronyms—even though their impacts are often long-lasting and sometimes bitter. As someone living with anxiety, I spent most of my early adulthood wandering through every “what if” labyrinth my nerves felt like exploring. These mental excursions took days out of my …

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I Came to Earth for the Experiences

I was born in 1948, a front edge baby boomer, a product of location, times, religion, and multi-level abuse.  I’m 2nd oldest of 7 with oldest child responsibilities due to the actual oldest having handicaps.  I wasn’t allowed to date, no friends, worked away from home since age 11, not allowed to own any of …

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6 Things to do before leaving a marriage

When it comes to divorce, things are never easy.  That having been said, there are things that you can do, or can avoid doing, to make the transition as, safe, easy and smooth as possible. When you are directly in the middle of a high stress and very emotional situation, it is very easy to …

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