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Julie Hermanson
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Refuse to Be Disrespected
As I get older, I am still trying to find my way through
life. Every once in a while, I have an epiphany; something that I hear or read
that speaks to me or answers a question in me. I read this today, “You can’t force a person to show you
respect, but you ...
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Millennials ….are WE to blame?
  I read an article recently on The Atlantic website that has to do with questions I have
been asking myself lately in reference to my own issues as a parent, and in
listening to other parents talk about what is going on with their adult kids. Here is the l...
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50 Things That Make Me Happy
         1.        Cleaning the house to really loud rock n roll
music, ACDC, Ted Nugent, Nirvana, etc. 2.        Cadbury Mini Eggs 3.        When my Grandsons run to me when they see me to
give me a hug! 4.        Road trips in the Sportsmobile 5.        H...
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When Counseling Doesn’t Help
Sometimes I wonder why counseling doesn't help. Is it because of the counselor or because of the patient? I have had some experience with going to counseling. I
started going to learn better ways to handle my child who was acting out. I
knew I was the one w...
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Open Letter to My Child's Friend's Parent
Dear Child’s Friend’s Parents, I recently found out that when my child was underage, you
let them drink and smoke weed with your kids and their friends at your house, and with your permission .   I was told that your reason for doing this
was to keep your k...
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Advanced Style
I remember going shopping with my mom when I was a teenager.
She expressed a concern once that I find myself thinking about now; am I dressing
too young for my age? I remember that she said other ladies were talking about
how she tries to dress like her dau...
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On This Date in 1998
  In 1997, I was going through a rough divorce. I had sold my
house, and moved with my 9 year old son to an apartment in Auburn near his
school. When I say it was rough, I mean that the man I was divorcing (X) could
get very mean.   My close friends had bee...
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Regrets, I’ve had a few…..
  When I can’t sleep at night, it is usually because I have
thoughts in my head that I dwell on. Usually, those thoughts are my deep
regrets. I dwell on them because I play them out in my head, I judge myself, I
cringe, I lay there in my shame, and I wish I...
Regrets, I’ve had a few…..
Regrets, I’ve had a few…..
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Entitled
Entitled. It’s a hot button word these days. It means
different things to people. It causes anger in people who feel threatened by
it, because they don’t like being seen that way. To me, entitled behavior means
that; 1. Someone expects
special treatment jus...
Entitled
Entitled
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Why Am I So Angry?
I am realizing that I am angry.   I am realizing it because I feel annoyed and
irritable, I think it is anger, and I am trying to figure out what to do about
it. It is affecting me and it is affecting my relationships adversely.   I have to stop it, but kno...
Why Am I So Angry?
Why Am I So Angry?
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