Category Archives: Be Yourself

He Makes Me Feel Inadequate

That word kept flying around in my head after having dinner with my former husband, Mark and my son, Alex. Alex had just gotten back from his third-grade campout and I thought it was a good idea to invite Mark … Continue reading

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Do You Ever Kiss Just to Kiss?

I love kissing. I admit it. When I’m dating I like to say hello to my partner with a kiss, say goodbye with a kiss and hopefully there’s some kissing in between. Lots of it, as far as I’m concerned. … Continue reading

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My Name is Kristin and I am Passive Aggressive.

I feel like I’m at an AA meeting when I say that. I recently observed myself being passive aggressive with this woman I’m now dating. I was so aware I was doing it in the moment. It felt horrible and … Continue reading

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What’s In a Name?

Last night I had a conversation with my friend about the names she calls people (including me). I’m not used to being around people that use what I consider derogatory terms toward another. So when she called me a dork … Continue reading

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I Prefer Uptown Funk But Sometimes You’re Just in a Funk

I realized the other day when meeting with my therapist I was officially in a funk. It wasn’t until I started talking that it really hit me. I knew there were certain things bothering me but didn’t realize all the … Continue reading

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A Child Will Never Hurt You But an Adult Always Has the Possibility

A very good friend said this to me today and it really got me thinking. Is it true? The more I thought about it, the more I believe it is true…but with a caveat. It’s one of those things that … Continue reading

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With Practice It Gets Easy to Love Everyone…Even Your Enemies

My former husband, Mark has been great training with this lesson. Ok calling him an enemy is very extreme but it makes for a catchy title. It’s easy to stay in negativity, anger, hatred, etc when you’ve been wounded by … Continue reading

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The Day I Thought My Son Would Be Better Off with His Dad Than with Me

I find it interesting as I come up on my one year anniversary of officially being divorced that I’m remembering so many of the low points of that process which were such great lessons. Today I am remembering the day … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Have to Let Go to Allow Something Better In

I am again laying here in bed thinking…this time about this couple who are parents of a boy from my son, Alex’ class. We have known one another for the last 4 years when our boys started preschool together. I … Continue reading

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Know Your Why

I watched a Ted talk not too long ago that really questioned my core beliefs. It’s one of the most watched Ted talks and it’s by Simon Sinek. And it’s all about knowing your why. I’ve always known I’ve wanted … Continue reading

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