Why is it OK for me to resent people, but then I get upset when people do it to me? It’s not your fault you’re taking advantage of the benefits you have of not being me (or anyone else with prohibitive health issues). So, keep posting all your awesome vacation/workout/getaway pictures all over Facebook so I can live vicariously through you. This post originally appeared on Afterthoughts of a Reporter.And it’s definitely not your fault that you’re living your life to the fullest. I’d be more resentful if I had to stare at a perfectly healthy person who has a world of possibilities at their fingertips and they waste it away, lying on the couch and watching television all day. I understand why you’re mad to see me work barely 30 hours a week when you just finished off a 60-hour week. Dear Speaker Ryan and the GOP, Here’s a picture of me waiting to learn the details of how the #AHCA would impact my health care, preexisting conditions and disability, taken while I get my six hour immunotherapy infusion.
In 2016, dating apps are old news, just an increasingly normal way to look for love and sex. Of course, results can vary depending on what it is people want—to hook up or have casual sex, to date casually, or to date as a way of actively looking for a relationship.“I have had lots of luck hooking up, so if that’s the criteria I would say it’s certainly served its purpose,” says Brian, a 44-year-old gay man who works in fashion retail in New York City.
The question is not if they work, because they obviously can, but how well do they work? “I have not had luck with dating or finding relationships.”“I think the way I’ve used it has made it a pretty good experience for the most part,” says Will Owen, a 24-year-old gay man who works at a marketing agency in New York City.
If you’re an empath, you know what it feels like to feel everything and everyone. We pick up on the people and environments around us.
Our compassionate, sensitive hearts, and well-tuned antennae can be a gift to us, and to those who get to be loved by us.
You may have your own history with the same issues.
Empaths often struggle with what could be identified as codependent behaviors, because of pain in their past, or because of their knack for compassion and care-taking.
Diligently ticking boxes about her height, weight, and lifestyle, she clicked “submit” and hoped that a matchmaker would find exactly what she’d been looking for all these years. She was trying Stitch Fix, an online subscription and personal-shopping service, for the first time.
“I was so excited to get my first box of clothing,” says Sarah, a 30-something architect in North Carolina who counts Jessica Alba as a style icon.
(If you’ve never had that kind of dizzy, you’re lucky, and I promise, it exists.) I’ve whined and complained about how people see me and treat me in several of my past blogs. I resent people for being to work full-time and bring home a regular-sized paycheck.