Happiness is not something you can plan for. It is not something you can schedule in your calendar...like, "Ok, today I will be happy!" It really is a state of mind. It is something that you hold deep down in your soul, where no one can find it and mess it up for you. It... Continue Reading →
There are many things that I don't have in my life which most people do. Besides the fact that I don't have a husband or children, I do want to believe that I don't have them by choice. I did frequently agree with the notion that marriage was a "trap" of sorts but I guess... Continue Reading →
Don't get me wrong, I do still jump out of bed each morning...but I feel like I may have lost some of my drive. I remember a time in my life when I faced each day with such fury...but now I guess I'm realizing what a fleck on the map I really am. Politics have... Continue Reading →
There are a lot of different kinds of love. And unfortunately, right now, I'm probably not about to write about the Love you'd wish I was. Instead, I'm going to talk about the love you have for a child. The other day, I wrote about selfishness...and how it can affect the construction of relationships, both... Continue Reading →
Less than 12 hours left in 2017! Has everyone accomplished what they had meant to accomplish during 2017? Have you all checked off those major items from your "to do" list?
Around this time of year, I tend to spend more time alone. My friends all have families and spouses that they tend to spend the holidays with. And while many of them would probably love to see me, I hate to impose on anyone at this time of year, thinking that they should be with their families anyway.
Every once in a while, I might see what I imagine to be a happy mother with a beautiful child in stroller or carriage and the thought might cross my mind...wow, that really would have been so cool, to have become a mother. But I'm pretty sure there are a lot more women out there of all ages who look at me and my life who say to themselves, "Shit, I wish I had stayed single so I could have had her life."
Every once in a while I throw a tantrum...as though I'm not getting my way...like a teenager. It's what I equate to things not going how I want or expected them to...me having a feeling or emotion that I don't like and so I have to get up and start again. When I say start... Continue Reading →
Those of you who do not know my "story," I invite you to read my story here to save me from having to repeat it, allowing me to pick up where I am now. And I don't mean to be rude about it, but it has gotten super tiresome for me to keep explaining my... Continue Reading →