By: Marcia J
Introversion can be an asset or a liability. It is up to the individual to decide how it will affect their lives. My introverted personality has cost me many opportunities. It did not have to be that way; it took a long time and plenty...
By: GEO
To answer this question, I think we must first try to answer the question, what is an alcoholic? Thats is a tough one. I think for every admitted alcoholic you would get a different answer. It was told to me years ago that an alcoholic...
By: Nicki Mann
First he said Miguel fell off the toilet and hit his head.Then he changed the story, claiming that his wife beat the child.Finally, Rickey Haney admitted that he was the one who brutally beat his 2-year-old foster son, although he insisted he had...
By: Judith W. Monroe
The Tattooed Lady "What is the self but the sum of everything we remember." Milan Kundera The Book of Laughter and Forgetting Last night I dreamt of visiting my old house, the one I lived in when I was married years ago. It...
By: Triple Water Astrology
Library or noisy shopping mall? An evening at home or a party with 200 people that lasts half the night? Although all of us are unique, half of us are introverted, in the true definition of the term. Because society tends to frown on introversion...
By: Debra Boyd-Livesey
"I Wish I Never Adopted You"These were the words spoken to me by my mother when I was six years old. It was a cold blistery winter day. My brother Patrick and I were playing down in the basement in our playroom. It was so...
By: susan s nash
I met the Medic on a dark, strange night in late June. We were flying through a thunderstorm as we approached the airport in the last few moments of our flight from Chicago to Albany, New York.He was seated in the same row but...
By: TRJ
Recently my son was home on leave from military duty. We cherish these short visits and try very hard to find opportunities for deep discussion during each. This visit was a particularly sad time as we had just lost a dear family member. It afforded...
By: Darshana Gajjar
What do Laughing and Crying have in common?The most obvious factor crying and laughter share is they are both expressions of emotion. From a child's perspective, crying is seen as an expression of sadness, whereas laughing an expression of joy or humour. Hence the...
By: Jonte Rhodes
People commit suicide for a number of reasons, in ancient times a commander of soldiers was expected to 'fall on his sword' (literally) if he was defeated or risked capture, and this was seen as the honorable thing to do.Today suicide is associated with...

 

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