What if setting limits hurts people that you care about? How do you know if you've put up walls of self protection that actually break relationship, or if you've set a healthy boundary that makes relationships safe? Is it really ok to have boundaries in close relationships? What does that even look like? These are … Continue reading Is it ok to have boundaries with people you love?
(For part one, click here) (For part two, click here) Ally opened her eyes. The sun shone warm on her skin, the sand beneath her was her cradle. She lay very still, listening to the sound of the waves caressing the sand. The night had passed and the sky was once again a clear, brilliant … Continue reading Ally: The Story of an Ocean Girl (part 3, the star song)
it's not that easy, coming out of hiding. let's be real. just ask the Lady of Shallot. the reason we retreat into a safe little hiding place inside is because the world doesn't feel like a safe place to be. we aren't stupid. we know that when we are vulnerable it will be used against … Continue reading Coming Out