Hurt Sometimes

There have been two big hurts in my two years of recovery. Both happened with me: that is, I was a part of the hurt. The thing about hurt is that it really wants blame. It wants a face to glare at, a person to shake a finger at: you did this to me. Like all things...

Socially Awkward

I’ve been having a thought provoking back and forth with a pen pal about social anxiety. I have always been uncomfortable in social situations. I don’t like small talk. I’m not really all that patient with meeting new people- I kind of just know if...