Not Reciprocating Romantic Interest Is Okay but Dropping Hints Extends the Awkwardness

When we have to continue spending time around someone who makes their romantic interest clear or asks us out, and we don’t reciprocate their feelings, it’s not unusual to find ourselves trying to avoid saying no outright. As it is, many of us have negative...

Podcast Ep. 235: Delusions of Inferiority

This week’s episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions is about inverted narcissism. This is where we make everything about us, only it’s that we have an overinflated sense of our inferiority. Narcissists and the narcissistically-inclined, on the other hand,...

When our friend dates our ex, is it OK, and can we be upset about it?

Humans love to feel in control of the uncontrollable, which, incidentally, is pseudo-control. Comforting, sure, but nonetheless an illusion. Take breakups. We can feel, for all intents and purposes, ‘over’ our ex based on how we see life working out. Who...

Podcast Ep. 225: Are We Giving or *Imposing*?

In this week’s episode of  The Baggage Reclaim Sessions, I talk about something that makes most of us very uncomfortable: ‘giving’ that crosses boundaries. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Android 5 key topics in this...
Not over your ex but hate that they’re not contacting you? Read this

Not over your ex but hate that they’re not contacting you? Read this

A rather tricky and painful place to be is realising that we’re not over our ex and that it’s too hard to try to be ‘friends’ but then feeling aggrieved and rejected that they’re not still attempting to contact us. If you’ve felt or...