Was your divorce anything like you would have expected divorce to be like? I know mine wasn't. Not. Even. Close. Movies, books, billboards, magazine articles and my own parent's divorce created certain expectations in my mind about what I could anticipate from divorce. But the reality? Something entirely different. Can you relate? Here are the … Continue reading Divorce: Expectations vs. Reality
Anticipation is a mixture of prudent foresight and alarmist anxiety. It tempts us by promising that preparation is key. And then it traps us in a potentially endless cycle of "what ifs" and worry.
My ex used to be obsessed with The Matrix. I think he somehow saw himself as Neo, an invulnerable character who was able to manipulate reality and was the one chosen to save the human race. I grew tired of the movie after so many repeated viewings and so, after my ex left, I pushed … Continue reading Which Pill Do You Choose?
I got into a discussion with Recovering WS the other day (you can read the exchange in the comment section of this post) that got me thinking about lies and the motivation behind them. The law distinguishes between murder committed with intent and killings that are unintentional collateral damage to another act. Should we do … Continue reading Lies, Damned Lies and Intent