Why I think radical honesty is the best policy.
I was stood up on a first date
The problem existed long before the two people met.
This problem is more common than you’d think
It’s possibly left me with permanent injuries
Choose to live big-heartedly
And the life lesson I’ve learned
To say nothing is hurtful.
We avoid all forms of attention, even at the expense of our health.
He learned too late that all we have is this present moment.
It has unleashed my creativity
A common undiagnosed or misdiagnosed condition for many women
If it looks like I have it all together it’s because I’m pretending.
We’re trying to make a significant decision with too little information.
He didn’t like me questioning him or being insecure.
Writing about it has helped me break through the lies and my over-reactive defense mechanisms