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She fleshed gluttony: too talkative, too loud, too desperate. Although she feigned conversation with her companion, she delivered her monologue to her captive audience. We weren’t captivated with interest; it was need. We needed procedures. We waited in the waiting … Continue reading
Midlife: the captive of couldn’t. Boundaries: physical boundaries. Cautionary lines drawn by consequence. Medical care: continuation and not cure. Midlife: the midst of people – surrounded by the people who’ve been chosen to matter. Midlife: centered. The centerpiece. Emotionally, familially, and responsibly the … Continue reading
Okay look. If you lie to someone – you exploit their vulnerability. The aspect our bullying society forgets: we’re all vulnerable adults. Vulnerability is all about degrees. Some people have a higher tolerance for your pain. So listen up: you … Continue reading