What the Hell is Anxiety Anyway?

What the Hell is Anxiety Anyway?

Anxiety is crippling everyone these days but how many of these sufferers can define their condition? Do you remember my official introduction to anxiety? It was from a 20-something family member. She claims to be too anxious to talk on the phone but she can’t tell me...

The Face of Anxiety: I Got it Wrong!

The Face of Anxiety: I Got it Wrong!

I thought I had the typical anxiety sufferer all figured out until reality threw me a wicked curveball! Anxiety is trending. I swear, I’ve heard that word more times in the last couple of years than I have my entire life. It seems like everyone is suffering from this...

Do People Get Offended More Quickly These Days?

Do People Get Offended More Quickly These Days?

Q: “What's the psychology behind people who get easily offended? Is getting offended an auto-victimization? Why would they act in a hostile manner instead of moving on or exposing their argument to the offender?” A: Because these people are angry, selfish,...

Shut the Fuck Up About Fireworks, Karen!

Shut the Fuck Up About Fireworks, Karen!

Seriously! Being an “animal empath” doesn’t give you the right to literally tell America how to behave on July 4th. Okay. It’s obvious that I’m annoyed. I detest scrolling through my newsfeed when it’s exploding with this sermon of sniveling sanctimony: It’s like some...

After a Breakup, Who Should Reach out to Whom?

After a Breakup, Who Should Reach out to Whom?

Q: "After a breakup, who should be the first to reach out? The dumper? Or the dumpee?" A: Neither, because reaching out to your ex is a stupid idea! Look, people break up for a variety of reasons. Some of those include incompatibility, infidelity, and differences in...

What Would an Ex Have to Do to Get You Back?

What Would an Ex Have to Do to Get You Back?

Nothing. There is absolutely nothing any of my exes could do to get me back. First of all, I’m happily married. So, that right there is the most important reason why none of my exes could ever get me back. Why would I want to divorce my wife to give a second (or...

Band Drama: The Bass Player’s Wife

Band Drama: The Bass Player’s Wife

As a local musician, the only thing worse than dealing with other musicians is putting up with the wives and girlfriends. They tend to run the gamut from occasional nuisance to meddlesome harpy. They’re at their worst when their husband/boyfriend is in your band, of...

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