Living in the past of broken dreams, failures, mistakes, what ifs, would have, should have, and could have, along with feelings of guilt and shame whether inflicted by others or self-imposed is not doing you or anyone else connected to you justice.
“Two girls, two dates, same night, and same movie.”
Love is unique to the beholder in all aspects of expression, feeling, and beliefs.
During the month of January, I agonized over some of the most difficult matters of the heart while contending with work and immigration issues since moving to Italy only months prior.
There are some of us who grow up in our local towns and may not even venture out more than 50 miles away to live, work, and even travel beyond what has always been known.
Interpersonal relationships are a substantial and important part of life.
If someone expresses and shares a pure moment of happiness, many times it’s often questioned or perhaps sabotaged by another’s sadness and jealously.
When fear is present, it tends to take hold in sometimes skewed, irrational, or anxious manifestations.
Healthy selfishness is a concept that many of us grapple with and perhaps truly don’t grasp what it exactly means.
Yesterday while sitting in the provincial garden of the quintessential Italian “nonna” (grandmother), she took my hand and looked me square in the eyes.