Or Why You Shouldn’t Drag Dead Horses Have you ever broken up with someone? My usual M.O. is to burn all the bridges and throw a shoe, then continue on with my life. It’s not pretty, but it’s effective – at least it was, until I recently broke up with someone who was a “Nice…… Continue reading Break-Up Calls
Und dann ist er ins Bett gegangen und ich lag auf der Couch und habe an die Decke gestarrt, bis mir schlecht geworden ist von meinen eigenen Gedanken. Es kommt mir so ewig vor. Und ich starre dich an und warte, auf eine Antwort, das Versprechen, die Überzeugung, das wir uns doch nicht so unähnlich…… Continue reading Es kommt mir vor wie eine Ewigkeit
Our biggest fear is to lose the ones we love. But not only to lose them, also their respect, love, affection. We can’t control other people’s thoughts and actions. We can only control ourselves and our reactions to them. This concept sounds easier than it is to take in and fully comprehend. He told my…… Continue reading Thoughts on Sunday: Loving Relationships
I am not responsible for any errors in this text, my brain hasn’t rested for over 24 hours now. Bare with me. I don’t really remember the last time I have been awake for this long. Maybe on a trip in the car, where I was too tired to sleep, maybe after a plane ride…… Continue reading Sunday Thoughts: 24 hours. Awake.
Ever when did not having a plan become trendy… or am I just holding myself back? If you are talking to your friends about what’s going on in their lives, what’s new, what’s changing – they will probably be on one of the two sides: They have a 1/3/5/10-year plan including a career, partner, etc.…… Continue reading When You Feel Inferior To Your Friends
“Do not deprive me of my age. I have earned it.” ― May Sarton As any elderly person, my grandmother has a thousand stories to tell. Growing up in World War II Germany, having to work as a maid at age 14 for a Jewish family after the war where she learnt what compassion is, getting…… Continue reading A Queen of The Old Times
I am slowly coming to terms with acccepting that my gut feeling is there for a reason. That having a strange feeling or reaction to a situation isn’t “overreacting” or “exaggerating”, if it is what I feel deep inside of me. Writing, for me, really has therapeutic benefits. I always joked about not being able…… Continue reading If You’d Only Dress Down