Left Behind: Surviving Being Ghosted 

Ghosting: the practice of ending a thing (relationship, situation, mommy group, UN sanctioned peace talks, etc.) by simply ceasing all forms of communication.  Ghosting leaves one party exposed and the other smug with power. I'm not a fan of involuntarily unbalanced power dynamics in any situation, and you, as my reader, shouldn't be either.  To … Continue reading Left Behind: Surviving Being Ghosted 

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Monday Morning Hangovers: Dealing as an Adult 

Next weekend is going to be a shit show of drunk Americans celebrating our freedom, because we, as Americans, are free to get drunk and blow stuff up, so says the Declaration of Independence*.  This year, The 4th of July falls on a Monday so maybe it's a less than great example. But summer Mondays, … Continue reading Monday Morning Hangovers: Dealing as an Adult 

Excuse Me and Other Socially Appropriate Conversation Enders

We've all put out foot in our mouth at some point, and if we were lucky the people who witnessed this awful display of poor taste were kind enough to laugh it off, at least until we walked away.  You learn and move one. But what happens when the sales guy at Best Buy doesn't … Continue reading Excuse Me and Other Socially Appropriate Conversation Enders