Observations 

I’m not sure if this is a current trend or if it’s part of the adult world, but I’m noticing lots of strange but common behaviors in the people around me: 1) People talks about themselves waaay too much. To the point where you might as well replace me with a mirror. 2) A lack …

Separation 

B came back from a boys/work trip after a week. There were tears. There were fighting. There was a scathing email from me – in which I’ve destroyed before he could read it. There was the delayed flights. There was the sexting, and an intensely long and uncomfortable work day for me. We kept turning …

Differences

B and I were chilling by the dresser. He grabbed my pen and attempted to color the cover of my note book. It looked horrible. He realized what he was doing and said “I guess I was always the kid that doesn’t care about these things.” “Lol. I was the opposite. Kids like you drove …

Narcissistic Parents

Have you ever heard the line “I’ve sacrificed so much for you!” or “I gave birth to you! How can you be so ungrateful?!” or “I gave birth to you and provided you with everything! You’re a disappointment.” Or “You’re killing me!”…something along those lines. —– The guilt that comes with those lines is palpable. …

Still chugging…

My period is on its way, and just like clock work, I’m emotional, short fused, and easily irritated. For someone who has no emotional regulation skill, it’s a bit of a ticking time bomb. I had a moment at work today. I texted B about it. He decided to stay in the mall and waited …

Pizza delivery?

My high school friend lives in a fancy apartment right in the heart of Vancouver downtown.  I’ve been in the suburbs for so long now that my dress code is walmart flats, green army jacket, and eyebrows. I didn’t even have lipsticks on.   Needless to say, I felt extremely out of place walking passed the …

Value #1

Honesty I value honesty. It’s pretty high up on my value list. It’s my preferred mode of communication. I’ve had to learn the hard way that most people don’t like the truth. And I’m not interested in being the hated messenger so I’ve learned to keep my observations to myself and be more tactful. My …