Category Archives: being a better person

She Sucks as a Stepmom, Too

For countless years, I have been heavily criticized and insulted at every turn for each action, word, and breath inhaled as a stepmom-in-training.  (Gary and I will be celebrating ten years together this summer, so pardon me if I actually … Continue reading

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Call it old age. Call it wisdom, or maturity, or experience, or learning what is truly important in life, valuing love over points racked up against a meaningless enemy. I have learned this the hard way, the long and agonizing … Continue reading

Posted in anger, being a better person, control, helping others, love, pain | 4 Comments