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Neurotypical People Need Therapy

“Someone's therapist knows all about you.” ~Dominic Riccitello Neurotypical should have therapy so that they are better able to navigate their inter-personal relationships more effectively - especially with us non-neurotypicals who've had to go through it already. This is something I've thought about a lot lately, and actually feel quite strongly frustrated about now. See… Continue reading Neurotypical People Need Therapy

Life, Relationships

My Father In A Flash

“People are supposed to aspire to become their fathers, not shudder at the thought.” ~ Veronica Roth My dad doesn't like me very much. Or in fact at all. Apparently this one time when I was a toddler I did something so heinously manipulative that over a quarter of a century later he still hasn't come… Continue reading My Father In A Flash

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Relationships, Sex, Dating & Relationships

Let Me Tell You A Secret About Relationships…

(Image Credit) "A person isn't who they are during the last conversation you had with them - they're who they've been throughout your whole relationship." ~ Ranier Maria Rilke Having spent most of the last year watching some of my closest friends mercilessly flogging the dead horses of relationships they should never have been in… Continue reading Let Me Tell You A Secret About Relationships…

Life, Relationships

Agreeing to Disagree

"Conflict is inevitable, combat is optional" ~ Max Lucade I struggle with conflict. Not even with conflict, with simply expressing that I don't like something, or that somebody or something has hurt my feelings. The prospect of telling somebody that something that they have done or said has made me feel something other than good… Continue reading Agreeing to Disagree

Life, Relationships, Sex, Dating & Relationships

The Cult of The Family

"People are pretty forgiving when it comes to other people's families. The only family that ever horrifies you is your own." ~ Doug Coupland I find myself becoming increasingly irritated by the cult of the family. I don't mean the Charles Manson variety. I mean the nuclear family, the extended family or whatever it is… Continue reading The Cult of The Family