What If It Is Your Circus And They Are Your Monkeys?

8 Responses

  1. dew5 says:

    glad I read this this morning:)

  2. L.J. Burke says:

    Nice job as usual Lisa. I love the analogy. As soon as my ex filed for divorce I did a good job of detaching myself from her in every way. Unfortunately, when there are kids involved it isn’t always that simple. Whatever new “crisis” (mine had plenty) your ex is going through your kids can and most of the time get sucked into it and now somehow you get involved. Just keep going forward and worry about your own world, even though a monkey or two might get in your way.

  3. Desirae says:

    I too needed to read this one! Thank you. 🙂

  4. Patrick says:

    “Other people’s moods or feelings”
    Upon reading this, a light bulb turned. At time I find myself attempting to understand this monkey. Very interesting insight…

  5. oneyeartofixthis says:

    I absolutely LOVE LOVE LOVE this post!

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