Sometimes we need a new therapist. Finding a therapist isn't the easiest thing to do. So you can only imagine having to find another one. I went to therapy for a year before I stopped going. I was paying a $25 copay to talk about absolutely nothing. I felt that I only had to go … Continue reading When is it time to change therapists?
I wasn't sure I wanted to start therapy again. I didn't want to, but deep down inside I knew that I needed to talk to someone. I felt down and low, like I couldn't pull myself up anymore. Getting up seemed like a chore and I didn't want to. I didn't want to get up … Continue reading Starting Therapy Again…
My parents have been married for twenty-five years and though those years I have seen many things. Anyone who has both their parents or remember a time when their parents together knew there were those rifts in their marriage. It's hard to see the people you love go through something that seems unsolvable. You wonder … Continue reading Understanding the Hard Stuff
In my family, we like to keep our problems to ourselves. It seems better to hide away and not talk about ourselves, but that isn't the case. We hide because we are embarrassed about the things that have happened in our households. We try to cover the shame by trying to appear perfect all the … Continue reading Talking is Healing
I woke up early on Tuesday morning to head out with my mom to do some shopping. We had to travel all the way to Lawrenceville. I’m not an early bird. I went to bed about two in the morning hoping that I could run on adrenaline later on in the day. I was to … Continue reading Retail Therapy is Real Therapy ( Not Just For the Mentally Ill)
For me cleaning is therapeutic. I talk to women who find cleaning to be a drag and do it's only because they have too. I understand because when you are the only one doing it, it can be frustrating, but there is joy in it. Here are my reasons for liking to clean: You get … Continue reading Cleaning Is Joy