I’ll be posting links and articles on these topics along with some of my thoughts. I hope that others find these helpful as they travel through their own paths in life.
Maybe you’re self-quarantining due to actual fears of having COVID-19 or you’ve just been given the mandate to work from home, or maybe you’re just home because your state has cancelled schools and the kids ain’t gonna watch themselves. You’ve seen the news all over the internet; conventions are cancelling left and right. Maybe you’reContinue reading “Quarantined? Oh no, what now?”
https://poly.land/2020/02/24/they-tell-you-to-love-yourself-first-but-support-systems-are-a-huge-advantage/ In the article I linked above, Page talks about how it’s complete bullshit that you have to love yourself before you can love anyone else. I agree. On a deeply personal level, I strongly agree. I have struggled immensely with loving myself. My sense of self-worth has had some serious ebbs and flows overContinue reading “You’ve Got to Love Yourself First?”
Part of my struggle with my depression is the occasional bouts of extreme angst and sadness that overtake me. Occasionally these are triggered by sad personal memories, but more often all it takes is a small reminder of the vast injustices in the world. Last month I was sitting in downtown Chicago at a nice-ishContinue reading “This World, It’s Fucked Unless We ALL Start Caring”
I was recently in Fort Wayne, IN for the annual Winter Fantasy gaming convention. As I remarked to Paige on our latest recording for the Round Table, I considered Winter Fantasy to be my absolute favorite gaming convention that I go to each year. The emphasis there is on gaming, as most who know meContinue reading “Gaming, My Chosen Family”
I was searching for this blog post I read somewhere that I wanted to share and talk about, but I couldn’t get my brain to supply me with the title, the blog, or even really the main point of it so that I could do a proper search. The reason I’m starting with this isContinue reading “What was that link again?”
As 2019 draws to a close, I’m sure we’re all looking back and reflecting on how it’s been, and I know many of us are ready to be done with it and look forward to the future. I know personally, 2019 has been an interesting year for sure and a lot has happened in myContinue reading “New Year and New Goals?”
For anyone who’s ever ventured into the world of online dating, the sheer plethora of options available is overwhelming. Traditional websites like Match, eHarmony, Zoosk, OkCupid and apps like Tinder, Bumble, or Hinge…where to even start? Being a woman, I know I have an advantage in that it’s SO EASY for me to match withContinue reading “Digital Dating is Exhausting”
Throughout my life, I’ve seen many people badger their partner into agreeing to things. I’ve seen them twist their words and trick their partners into agreeing to things. I’ve seen people gaslight their partners, lie to their partners, or any number of other manipulative tactics in order to get them to agree to conduct theContinue reading “Being your own person; Manipulation is not Consent”
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