<< 17. Confirmation, contradiction, confusion “Did you find a therapist?” the family counselor asked Urban. My husband hasn’t found a therapist. I understand his inhibition. It took me years to pinpoint and accept my issues and finally ask for help. God knows it’s not easy. You need some time for the idea to settle inside … Continue reading 18. When he cries
<< 16. Reassessing two decades / 18. When he cries >> What is all this body positivity we’re bombarded with doing to us? I can tell you what it did to me. Bear with me, this has to do with the story of my mental recovery. It’s not only the body positivity that I’ll talk … Continue reading 17. Confirmation, contradiction, confusion
<< 15. Don’t be a superhero / 17. Confirmation, contradiction, confusion >> Things have changed. Not just the little things my doctor expected, like less stress, more calmness, better interactions and fewer fights in our family. Yes, these aspects of life are improving, but they’re not what I want to talk about today. The more … Continue reading 16. Reassessing two decades
<< 14. Unemployment and anxiety / 16. Reassessing two decades >> Yes, that’s my advice. Don’t be a superhero, like my mom was, like I tried to be. Don’t take care of the household, the kids, make sure everybody’s safe and fed, bring in money, put everyone else’s needs before yours and ignore your own … Continue reading 15. Don’t be a superhero
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Hi, I’m Nora, lover of words and literature. I have a PhD in astrophysics but my passion lies in writing, editing, reading, and everything that has to do with language.
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