Tag Archives: setting boundaries

An Open Letter To An Ex-Friend

Dear Ex-Friend, After finding out from me that I, like you, was going through rough times, you said that you understood then why our friendship ended. That it was because our individual challenges would have prevented us from being there … Continue reading

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A Not So Quiet Christmas Eve

It is the evening of the 24th, half past eight o’clock. I’m in a reflective mood. In a state of appreciation and gratefulness. I’m reminiscing about all Christmases past, particularly those of the last couple of years during which time … Continue reading

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Deception & Manipulation, Lung Meridian, Owl Medicine

Recently, an issue came up for me from which I chose to stay away. One, because I developed a severe cough and colds which weren’t coincidental. Two, because I wasn’t ready to face it. I Netflixed my time away. I … Continue reading

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Being The Bigger Person — Despite The Condescending Comment

Handling criticisms isn’t one of my fortes. I’m far from being skillful and masterful in dealing with belittlements. I get easily affected. Hurt. Angry. Just as what happened a few months ago when someone commented in a post which I … Continue reading

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Ending A Relationship When The Parties Are At Different Emotional Stages

After my friend and I had met up a couple of months ago in the hope — my hope — that we would shed light on our conflict last year, I wasn’t fully confident that I was making the right … Continue reading

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Transcending My Rescuing Tendency — Thanks To Her Lack Of Apology

An apology, even a sincere, proper and adequate one, does not guarantee the restoration of the trust or relationship that was broken — especially more so when there isn’t any apology extended, when there’s no effort to make amends. Forgiveness … Continue reading

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Loss Of Interest In People’s Problems & Dramas — Rescuing No More

Why are they not confiding in me? Why am I not the go-to person when they need guidance and counselling? I used to ask myself those questions when I felt so envious that my high school friends would choose someone … Continue reading

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