That was absolutely nuts.
Mania is wonderful, crazy, and, at times, terrifying.
Your attitude makes a world of a difference in the way you experience life, and for me, gratitude is the best attitude.
I am a survivor of domestic violence. You have failed me in the worst possible way, and you have let my abuser retain access and control over me. You have aided and abetted the control.
I don’t subscribe to cults of personality or witch hunts — even when there are actual witches.
Gemini: Understand that being a good friend has two sides – it means being there for the people you care about, but also letting them be there for you. You are very good at being dependable and supportive, but you’re more reluctant to let your friends take care of you. Being okay with letting your friends look out for you is just as important as looking out for them – it works both ways.
They ask a lot of questions.
I didn’t just miss the signs; I ignored them. I made excuses for his behavior.
You have no choice but to confront many of these fear-inducing situations on a daily basis – at which point you quickly learn that your fears are almost always unjustified, self-imposed limitations.
I don’t love you like I used to because I love you so much more.