As a long-term couple, we can align on our intentions and our schedules more easily than in an early or casual relationship.
We want to change others and we get drawn into the fantasy of how we can be that agent of change.
I attempted to give hope to struggling families, hope to divorced and lonely people and a few simple practices of mindfulness.
I was sad from Nov - Mar, but I was not clinically depressed. I was doing all the healthy things I could do to get my energy and spirit back on the right track in my life. And while I was not immediately joyous as a result of these efforts, I learned that by sticking with the program, my program of healthy and conscious living, I could have all the things I wanted in my life.
Memes are fun, but they probably won't improve your life as much as that new Skims outfit you're thirsting for after your 2-hour streak on TikTok.
Infidelity and "fuck you" are too close to my history for me to enjoy them as jokes.
I still love you. I miss you. And, most of all, I wish you well. I'll leave my warm fuzzies for someone else.
Even those I disagree with, I have love for you. I don't want you to hurt yourself when you attack me. I have love and aikido for your safety.