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There are limits to my openness

There are limits to my openness

Before reading this post, if you are related to me through blood or marriage, please stop now. It will save all of us a load of discomfort when we see each other face-to-face at the holidays. Thank you. I love you. Ok. Here we go. Jim likes to think that we are entirely open with one another. Physically. No embarrassment, no shame. He’s right to some extent. It’s true that we...

Getting my groove back

Getting my groove back

It’s not like I like being a homebody… So, when I was a young woman, I LOVED to go out.  Rock shows, clubs, parties, bars- I kept a busy social calendar.  The cool taste of excitement mixed with cigarettes, wine and appetizers fueled me on my nightly pursuits.  I would make friends and talk shop, shit and gossip. Throw in a couple of make-out sessions and I was good to...

Love & War

Love & War

I’m a quiet fighter.  I begin with radio silence and then launch into a brutal stream of, I statements... “When you said blank, it made me feel blank.” Here we go… let the tense discussion begin! Peter and I “discuss fight.”  We don’t raise our voices and we talk it out until we resurface from the depths of marital woe.  Our fights have never...

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