weak boundaries

Building boundaries only works if they’re maintained. I learned some great things before I stopped seeing my therapist in the middle of 2018. That’s when I wanted to start guiding my own course. Not purposefully, of course. But I vividly remember feeling the awkward tension in my chest as I painted a rosier picture of […]

losing friends

i was looking back in my e-mail for an old logo, and i found pictures of cole. i had searched for them for months on my phone and computer files when he passed away in 2008, and i couldn’t find them. i beat myself up for so long thinking i had deleted them. i nearly […]

(edit)“what you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.”

i brought my blue pillow in from the car. i put my car key back on the key ring with the rest of the keys. i washed my hair for the first time since before taco dinner with you. i put the blue-rimmed plate in the cabinet and the gray jacket in the closet. i’ve […]