… make lemonade!

When life gives you lemons ...

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One word, two interpretations.

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder ... and so forth ...

Circle of Domestic Violence (Part One, Point Nine) …

Beware of triggers. Part One - One sided power games Point Nine - they make all the rules and all the big decisions This particular tactic can be very scary in relationships. Sometimes the rules are set on paper and must be obeyed without question or excuse. What you should wear. Who you can see.… Continue reading Circle of Domestic Violence (Part One, Point Nine) …

Circle of Domestic Violence (Part One, Point Eight) …

Beware of triggers. Part One - One sided power games Point eight What matters is not what they do but what they Gain. OK, so this particular tactic does, once again, sound familiar. And also, once again, I could tag a lot of examples. This tactic really brings out the narcissist in people and, though… Continue reading Circle of Domestic Violence (Part One, Point Eight) …

What’s your level of expectation?

Unreasonably high, or level with what you willingly give in return or less to avoid disappointment. Expectations, should be high. Expectations, should be low. High expectations means disappointment. Low expectations mean no disappointment (or does it?) Why should I lower my expectations? To meet with the disappointing reality of the world Why should I keep… Continue reading What’s your level of expectation?

My panic attack

The world is heavy. The air is thin. Everything is out of focus. Your chest is tight. Desperate for breath (even-ness pls). Your hands are shaking. Your feet feel numb. Focus focus focus ... the world is NOT going to end ... everything is OK ... are you going to end? Ambulance? You are safe… Continue reading My panic attack

Circle of Domestic Violence (Part One, Point Seven) …

Beware of triggers. Part One - One sided power games Point seven - does not inform or communicate important aspects of their lives (eg. New job, hobbies, who their with and where) So this tactic is abit confusing. For one point, you want your partner to enjoy their own lives, stay independent and as awesome… Continue reading Circle of Domestic Violence (Part One, Point Seven) …

Circle of Domestic Violence (Part One, Point Six) …

Beware of triggers. Part One - One sided power games Point six - partner is always to tired, busy or occupied - no teamwork. Does this sound familiar? Once again, it sure did for me. I have heard alot of people say 'it's like I'm with a child' or 'I've gotta look after my big… Continue reading Circle of Domestic Violence (Part One, Point Six) …

Circle of Domestic Violence (Part One, Point Five) …

Beware of triggers. Part One - One sided power games Point five - partner does most of the receiving. Does this sound familiar? Once again, it sure did for me. Though, as you go about your regular business everyday, you genuinely don't notice. When was the last time you had a bath? Or visited the… Continue reading Circle of Domestic Violence (Part One, Point Five) …

Thought of today!

I just found this amazing quote. It immediately made me want to blog this message, to share the never ending truth of your worth. No matter where you are or situation you are in, your worth is astronomical. Don't ever let anyone tell you otherwise. Look in the mirror, what do you see? Look into… Continue reading Thought of today!

Circle of Domestic Violence (Part one, Point Four) …

Beware of triggers . Part One - One sided power games Point four - partner always has to be right. Does this sound familiar? Once again, it sure did for me. I was ALWAYS wrong! (Really?). I have not experienced life's tragedies or it's hardships! (That's good isn't it?). I've still got both my parents,… Continue reading Circle of Domestic Violence (Part one, Point Four) …

Circle of Domestic Violence (Part one, Point three) …

Beware of triggers . Point One - One Sided Power Games - Manipulates partners time and energy Does this sound familiar? Once again, it sure did to me. In the one instance he really didn't care where I was or who I was with. But, to the contrary of that, if I was somewhere he… Continue reading Circle of Domestic Violence (Part one, Point three) …

Green

"Nature's first green is gold" The one line of a book I read at 15yrs old. In my grade 10 English class the entire class was asked (begged) to read at least one chapter of a book. The book was to go towards our overall grade 10 certificate for English. The entire class had groaned,… Continue reading Green