I have a fairly diverse friends group and it’s important to me that my son (who’s four) grow up accepting of all races and creeds. However, I’m having an issue with my neighbors that I’m afraid my son may interpret as racially motivated. Two nights ago there was an issue with my neighbors down the street. The … Continue reading What Do I Do When My White Privilege Is Showing?
Month: September 2015
Am I Just An Irredeemable Spinster At Heart?
I am a 42 year old single woman. I have been struggling my whole adult life between solitude and the intimacy of a romantic relationship. I cherish closeness with people above all else, and derive much pleasure from my friendships and family. Sometimes I don’t feel human without the added intimacy that a sexual or romantic relationship brings … Continue reading Am I Just An Irredeemable Spinster At Heart?
What Do I Owe A Former Friend?
I need advice on an awkward situation. I’m female, recovering alcoholic for 20+ years, married with two kids, grew up in a small, conservative middle America town, and currently live in a mid-sized liberal middle-America city. A few years ago, in my hometown at a class reunion event, a friend and former drinking buddy from high school proclaimed loudly and … Continue reading What Do I Owe A Former Friend?