• Maintenance Of Social Phobia

    So, I read this Cracked article about how anxiety can ruin going to the movies. I didn’t expect to identify with the story as much as I did and I certainly didn’t think I’d have any “aha” moments. But I did.

    First, the headline. This title was taken from a line of a scientific study about heightened empathy in people with social anxiety. Only they called it “social phobia”. 

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  • Parental Narcissist: Here, Try This

    Okay, suppose you are in a relationship with someone and it’s a good relationship. When you experience something enjoyable, your first thought is “I want to share this with them.”

    That scenario works out poorly for Randy when it comes to him offering me a taste of something he enjoys.

    We’ve been together for over 22 years and both really believe we “get” the other person. Then, we find out we’re still making new discoveries.

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  • Don’t You Deserve A Flat, Sexy Belly You Can Feel Proud Of Every Day?

    So yeah, this post title is the title of an article I saw on Twitter.

    Let’s rip it to shreds, shall we?

    Note: I wrote the above two sentences and then walked away from this for hours. I checked back in two or three times and walked away again. I couldn’t figure out why I was struggling with this and I think I’ve figured it out. There is just so much about the article title that pisses me off that the words are getting jumbled up in my head. 

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