Every Tear … and The Respect Dare

I listened through tear filled eyes as my friend confessed the feelings of longing and loneliness which filled her waking moments.  “He’s not a bad man, he just doesn’t want anything to do with me physically.”  I wish she were the only one of my girlfriends, who no matter how in shape, thin, beautiful or sultry […]

the respect dare – and a lack of respect

Picking up Christmas wrapping on my hands and knees, marveling at the lack of effort from anyone else in my family, I seethed with anger and resentment.  Masters degree, fabulous part-time career (that could have been full time if I had wanted it) three great kids, house in the suburbs,  and I felt like all my […]