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If You Are Frustrated With Dealing With People Who Live In Closets, What Ideas May Help You Be More At Peace And Possibly Help You Interact With Them In More Healthy Ways?

The ideas below, most of which I came across for the first time in the last few days, are being considered thoroughly by me.  I’m not advocating the ideas to you.  I’m not saying, “Hey, these are good ideas.”  They may be.  They may not be.  I’m sharing the ideas with you to show my…

Special

First Understand, Not Only Are You Special On The Whole, But Also, There Are So Many Parts Of You That You Should Take Time Regularly To Treat As Special

Thank you to the new email subscribers.  I don’t know what the cultural zeitgeist is interested in.  Rather, I write about the things I’m innately interested in. The word “special” gets batted around and belittled often.  That is unfortunate because it is a good word, a word that can carry important self-worth and perceptual concepts.…

Quotes I Wish I Wrote #6

“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” ~ André Gide Commentary:  André Gide, as a gay man in an era where gay men were matter-of-factly ostracized, imprisoned, and killed, knew the reality of being hated for being who he was.  It’s a great quote,…

Sexuality & Love In The Arts: Classics #7

From the movie “Philadelphia”: Joe Miller (Denzel Washington):  How many lawyers you go to before me? Andrew Beckett (Tom Hanks):  Nine. “Men go crazy in congregations They only get better one by one”      – Sting from his song “All This Time” – – About this post series . . . This blog began in 2006. This post…

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This Week’s Bold Models And Photographers #5

Coming Soon: One of the next posts will be “This Week’s Bold Models And Photographers #6″ • If you’d like to see the bold work artists are creating these days, come back and visit. © All rights reserved by the respective artists. To connect with the photographers, you can visit them at Flickr here. (Click…

The One More Option Series #5

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson – – Commentary:  People love Ralph Waldo Emerson.  I find myself disagreeing with him often.  “Being yourself,” by itself, is not a particularly good measure of anything, let alone an “accomplishment.”  To…