Category Archives: personal essay

Other Cheek Turning

She called to apologize to me after a relative of mine threw an ugly and abusive temper-tantrum in her office. My first reaction was to say that I’m used to that kind of nasty, childish behavior from this person and … Continue reading

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I Have News (and a Knot in my Tummy)

Remember how not that long ago I had a Major Meltdown? Followed by a refresher crash course in Shutting Up My Inner Bully and Letting People Help? So part of that help was a friend who wanted to pay my … Continue reading

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Accepting the Help that Comes

I made a promise to myself that I would take any offer of any kind of help. I don’t know much about accepting help. It’s a really hard place for me to go. Especially when I look at all the … Continue reading

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