Recycling people?

Dear Amy: I recently reconnected with a man I was engaged to, many years ago. We have not gotten together in person because we live several hours away from one another and are both in our 70s. The problem is that he blames me for a breakup that happened 50 years ago! (His perception isContinue reading “Recycling people?”

Solid ground.

I’ve been musing about lost friendships lately, and it makes me sad. This isn’t about Sonya! I wuvz my Sonya! I’m having a great time with her, as always! Actually, it’s the best time yet. Past times with her have featured my attempted romantic relationships ending in disaster, which she’s very tolerant of. We needContinue reading “Solid ground.”

I’m glad they weren’t flying around the world!

Dear Amy: On a short airplane flight, I was seated next to a woman who chatted to me nonstop about this and that, while I listened and smiled politely. When she started to voice opinions that I didn’t share and didn’t want to discuss, I tried to wrap up the conversation and turned to myContinue reading “I’m glad they weren’t flying around the world!”

Too much pressure! AAUGH.

I’ve been musing on the issue of blame lately. Not too long ago, someone accused me of blaming others for my problems. I really don’t think I do that. But if you think about it, it’s not so illogical. Like, “Hey, you just totalled my car! What the heck?!” Well, whose fault is that? NotContinue reading “Too much pressure! AAUGH.”

I’ve got it! But I’m still angry.

I booked a talk session with my life coach, and I felt close to getting to the problem during our session, and then I lay in bed to take a nap, and it sort of hit me. I couldn’t understand why I was so upset about what happened, especially that particular part of it (whereContinue reading “I’ve got it! But I’m still angry.”

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