The problem was you had to keep choosing between one evil or another…

“The problem was you had to keep choosing between one evil or another, and no matter what you chose, they sliced a little bit more off you, until there was nothing left.” ― Charles Bukowski . Do you know what I've always wanted to learn how to do... and do it without the slightest twinge... Continue Reading →

The Private Pilot of this Ship

The private pilot of this ship. I have no idea from where the title of this post comes, nor what it means. I saw those words scribbled on a notepad beside my computer in my handwriting. They obviously meant something to the me who wrote them a few days ago. I know it was a... Continue Reading →

What type of people are you most attracted to now?

. Change is a natural part of life. Sometimes it is for the better, sometimes for the worse, sometimes its ambiguous and we're not really sure whether it's good or bad or neutral. It just happens and that's that. We may try to fight it, or we may try to force it... I've been trying... Continue Reading →

Narcissists – What’s the Attraction?

Why are we attracted to Narcissists? If you read enough articles about Narcissists... about how awful, how fake, how mean and nasty, how ugly, how evil, monstrous, and abusive they are... how they lie, cheat, steal, ignore, dismiss, invalidate, treat others like shit then dump them, discard them like a used hankerchief, or keep them... Continue Reading →

To Be With Him or To Be Him… what’s this attraction truly about?

"It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives." - Clint Eastwood . Ah, fictional characters! So easy to fall in love with, to love, and never have to deal with any of the icky, sticky, and tricky side of love. They're so reliable, always there for you,... Continue Reading →

The Laws, Rules, and Usual Mistakes of Attraction

. I find myself incredibly attracted to an idea, which has the potential to be both a wonderful opportunity and a (or an) usual mistake... which is it? Could it be both? Whenever I am in the grip of an attraction, either to a person or an idea, or even better - a person who... Continue Reading →

The Gilded Caged

. "Preheat oven. Remove sleeve and film. Place on a baking tray in centre of oven until golden brown and piping hot. Allow to stand for one minute." - ye cooking instructions for the bird in ye gilded cage. . Have you ever felt as though... You should have said No when you said Yes...... Continue Reading →

Tales from Narcville – Stop Censoring Yourself, and other self-editing problems

Someone whose opinion I value... because... well, amongst other things, they've weathered the storm that is par for the course in the process of getting to know me... recently told me that I should stop editing myself so much. I agree, you're right, I'm trying... and that can be very trying! I'm not an easy... Continue Reading →

What is Love?

What is love? Do you know what love is? Can love be defined? . . What's the first thought or feeling which pops into your mind or heart when you think about love? Or who is the first person who comes to mind or heart? Is it someone else? Are you allowed to love them?... Continue Reading →

What is Beauty? What is Ugly?

What is beauty? They (you know, those they that say things) say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder... ... and when they say that we all tend to nod as though we know exactly what they mean, but what do they mean exactly? If I see something beautiful, is it really beautiful... Continue Reading →

What if who you are and who you wish for you to be met?

Just once... I'd like to answer one of the Daily Post's prompts properly... (maybe you wish I'd do that too... I don't know, I can't focus on your wishes when I'm too distracted by the flashing lights and blaring horns of mine) The me who wishes that isn't the me who writes my posts... so... Continue Reading →

Public Enemy Number Lilith – Lilith in the 10th house with a side order of Pluto

Lilith in the 10th house in Astrology . At some point... you're not going to like me. That's what I always think when someone has recently met me, and is showing signs of having a friendly crush on me. If I were to say that - at some point you're not going to like me... Continue Reading →

What is Intelligence?

What is intelligence? Is that a stupid question? . . If you spend enough time surfing online, you'll come across lots of references to the intelligent and the stupid, often in a versus scenario which evokes Mortal Kombat, Soul Calibur, Celebrity Death Match or some other surreal version of the human tendency to make everything... Continue Reading →

When your Mouth is Open… anything can get In as well as Out

There isn't much about life, people, myself, about anything or anyone else which surprises me enough to cause my mouth to drop open and my chin to hit the ground. It does happen but it is very rare. . . I'm not bragging, in fact I'm a bit annoyed about that as I like being... Continue Reading →

What is Identity?

What is identity? Is it who you are? Who are you? Can you define your identity? Can you do it in one sentence? With one word? Even the dictionary definition can't define identity in one sentence or one word: . . I had an idea of what identity was in a generalised meaning until I... Continue Reading →

What is a Narcissist?

What is a Narcissist? What do you think a narcissist is? Do you know a narcissist? Are you sure that the person who you think is a narcissist is actually a narcissist? What is your definition of a narcissist which you use to classify whether someone is or is not a narcissist? According to a... Continue Reading →

What is the Truth?

  Thank you to hippie7girl for inspiring this series - Some Sort of Series. . . What is the truth? Does the dictionary definition do it justice or is it a skeleton which can only be fleshed out by each of us individually? What is your definition of the truth? And does your definition of... Continue Reading →

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