Valentine’s Day 2021

I asked my boyfriend if we could discuss what we would like to do with Valentine’s day (our first one) so there is no pressure or stress trying to make it perfect. He told me he doesn’t celebrate it. Ok. It’s too commercial and there shouldn’t be a need to express love on a certainContinue reading “Valentine’s Day 2021”

Stand up for yourself

For the last two days my boyfriend has been wallowing in depression. This hits him at random (unpredictable) times. I hold him and let him work through his feelings and thoughts while reminding myself that this will pass. Yesterday he switched courses and started talking about how our home doesn’t feel like home and there’sContinue reading “Stand up for yourself”

Regrets

What regrets do you have in your life? A regret is defined as “something that has happened or been done, especially a loss or missed opportunity”. The first thing that popped into my head was theft. My brother used to steal my dad’s money out of his uniform that was hung up to wear theContinue reading “Regrets”

Unfinished business

What unfinished business do you have? Unfinished business is an event or an emotion of the past that is affecting you currently even when you are not aware. I had to stop to think of this. Naturally, my mother came to mind. She strongly favored my brother over me for as long as I canContinue reading “Unfinished business”

A windy day

Today (and last night) were quite windy. It’s a reminder of sorts that days that look yin can have some yang flowing through. It’s all about the balance of life. I experience mostly yin with my boyfriend but have seen some yang as well. I wonder what the next moment of yang will look like.Continue reading “A windy day”

Home improvement

I currently own and live in a single-wide manufactured home. My home is within a trailer park for people that are employed by the state. It’s not the best place to live but I own it outright and I am surrounded by corrections officers. I feel safe here. My boyfriend has two children (14 andContinue reading “Home improvement”

Be the bright light

I am currently taking an online course in positive psychology. One assignment that I came across touched me deeply. I was to write a letter to myself from someone that is either living or had passed away. I immediately thought of my dad. My dad died of a massive heart attack when he was 38.Continue reading “Be the bright light”

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