Sometimes love needs to be a verb

We tell each other that we love one another everyday. And somedays it’s enough and it’s perfect and it’s exactly and all we need to hear. But other times, we say it over and over and over again and still manage to not show up for our partners, our friends, our children, or ourselves. And in these times it is …

Expectation like a road sign that reads: Caution! Oncoming Disappointment!

So today I’m dealing with expectation that hasn’t been met.  Ugh.  It feels gross and icky.  I vacillate between feeling sad and disappointed and angry.  When it comes to expectation, I have a hard time drawing the line between acceptance and settling for less. I can’t tell if my feelings are valid or an over reaction; if this is my shit …