Leave My Attitude Alone

I just finished reading a summation of a celebrities journey with cancer, in which she claims that to survive cancer you must believe you will "win".  She went on to say that all of the "survivors" she knew had this belief.  I am dumbfounded by this.  Of course the women she knows believe they are … Continue reading Leave My Attitude Alone

Stop With The Platitudes

Individuals in my situation, cancer “survivors”, or those going through divorce, are bombarded with Platitudes. These statements are uncomfortable at best, hurtful at worst. The reason for this is that a platitude “is a statement, especially one with a moral content, that has been used too often to be interesting or thoughtful” (dictionary.com) . In … Continue reading Stop With The Platitudes