The question is, how will she, my daughter, learn to function as an adult if she doesn't do all the things deemed normal for a 14-year-old girl?
Mercury Retrograde always leads to some kind of exploration, and here is my take. A few years ago, I met someone. It quickly brought butterflies in my stomach, but it wasn’t good. This expression is supposed to denote joy and flutter, but these butterflies didn’t feel good, they gave me ...
I noticed an effervescent undercurrent that accompanied my panic and first trimester symptoms: a quiet, stabilizing joy. This has continued to expand within me throughout my pregnancy, outpacing even the growth of my belly, like a protective aura.
I am your shoulder, your rock, here for you at the drop of a hat; but I will not burden you with my messiness, my feelings -- especially my pain. I am a codependent partner who bears the agony, the demons and the manipulation of my alcoholic boyfriend.