The Single Biggest Regret of my Life

See there, I know what you did—you saw me say “the biggest single regret of my life” and you rushed over here to see if I was going to dish about a certain someone. Or,…

Schadenfreude, Full Circle

  Long ago and faraway–or at least what seems like long ago and faraway–someone cheated me out of something very precious to me.  There were lies told to me and threats made against me. “Let…

How to Survive the Worst Year of Your Life

  “How do I survive the worst year of my life?” a young friend asked, around two months after a bad breakup. She wanted to know because it appeared to her that I’d one day…

Blessings that Broke My Heart

  I’ve seen enough heartbreak in my life, enough that all dues should be long paid and nothing but joy ahead for the rest of my days. As you might expect, those heartbreaks were usually…