Tag Archive: isolation

May 30

The dial tone

My parents finally gave me a phone extension in my room when I was 12. Not, as today’s kids would assume, my own phone line, mind you. Just a handset for the house phone. 🙂

Those were hard years. I felt alone most of the time – like no one would ever understand me or …

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Nov 08

Using money

Over the last couple of months, I’ve talked a lot about how dysfunctional my relationship with money has been. Tonight I have another confession to make – the degree to which I have used money to hold others at arm’s length, and even to destroy relationships.

My senior year in college, I lived in an …

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