Do It Because You Want To

from Meg Dowell

Novelty Revisions

Why do you write?

I’m sure you’ve asked yourself this question countless times before. Or maybe others have sought an answer from you because they were curious, or wanted to feel inspired.

You might be tempted to answer “logically.” You’re good with words, so you managed to turn a hobby into a career. You want to help people. You don’t want your ability to communicate clearly to go to waste.

At least, when you’re having a good day.

When you aren’t, you might not have much of an answer for yourself or those querying. You might wonder if you should even be writing at all.

The truth is, there are only a few things that turn a hopeful aspiring writer into a successful, productive novelist, journalist, screenwriter, or blogger.

One of those things is that for them, writing is something they do out of both want and need.

If you’re…

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I Want You To Want Me

from There Is Always Hope

There Is Always Hope

I’m tackling a tough topic again today – intimacy when you live with Chronic Pain. If you remember the Cheap Trick song, it’s been on my mind lately:

I want you to want me.
I need you to need me.
I’d love you to love me.
I’m beggin’ you to beg me.
I want you to want me.
I need you to need me.
I’d love you to love me.

How do you enjoy an active and healthy love life when you’re in pain all the time. How do you appease your partner, who may not understand what it’s like to be in pain 24/7. Even when you’ve explained it a million different ways, when it comes to talking about sex, and how painful it can be, it’s not an easy conversation, no matter how long you’ve been a couple. And your sexual orientation makes no difference either.

Intimacy is…

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Hullaba Lulu: The Goddess Iset

An illustration for Hullaba Lulu 12.1irtual Reality
The Goddess Iset

 

An illustration for Hullaba Lulu 12.1irtual Reality
The Goddess Iset

 

An illustration for Hullaba Lulu 12.1irtual Reality
The Goddess Iset