Posts for anxiety

Enough is Enough

General/Column September 29, 2017

She’s wearing that red sweater again, I think as my daughter sashays through the room in her favorite 35-year-old red…

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Pessimism Crossroads

General/Column August 15, 2016

It’s bedtime. I steer my daughter into the bathroom to brush her teeth. She is whining about how she didn’t…

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No Casual Love

In Mother Words Blog February 1, 2016

I waited a long time to have a baby. Not that it seemed that way, from the outside. I got…

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The Anxiety of Saying Yes

General/Column November 30, 2015

It begins, as it usually does, with a text from my daughter. “Mom, I would like to…” The request sounds…

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