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When I Want to Be Mean

I looked at the text message in complete disbelief. Why couldn’t this person see how insensitive and hurtful she was being? I don’t know who made up the saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” Either they had nerves of...

People-Pleasing

Hello, my name is Lysa and I want people to like me. So, I will sometimes say yes when I really want to say no. And when I do say no, I sometimes worry about how much I’m disappointing that person. I would much rather write this blog in past tense. Like, “I used to...