Michele Whitney

Born and raised in Chicago, I received my BS in marketing from Northern Illinois... read more

Why Are You Single?

Generally I’ve avoided this topic. I have not really stepped foot into the matters of the heart in my public writing so I'll tread lightly and humorously for now....more
Thank you for sharing your post. It does not matter if you are single or in a relationship, ...more

Cross Post: Normal, Unique, & Crazy

Every normal person, in fact, is only normal on the average. His ego approximates to that of the psychotic in some part or other and to a greater or lesser extent. -Sigmund FreudIf you want to know a way to make me really upset, simply respond to any challenge or problem that I’m having with one of these phrases (or something like it):But everybody has that problem.orWe all have that issue.or...more
@SunbonnetSmart.com  @Barbarahughes Heyyyy Robin! Yes, so sorry I've been away! The light will ...more

Cross Post: Normal, Unique, & Crazy

Every normal person, in fact, is only normal on the average. His ego approximates to that of the psychotic in some part or other and to a greater or lesser extent. -Sigmund FreudIf you want to know a way to make me really upset, simply respond to any challenge or problem that I’m having with one of these phrases (or something like it):But everybody has that problem.orWe all have that issue.or...more
@SunbonnetSmart.com  @Barbarahughes Heyyyy Robin! Yes, so sorry I've been away! The light will ...more

Greetings beautiful ladies! I just launched the Facebook page for my blog! Hope you will support! :-D https://www.facebook.com/CompassionCre

Greetings beautiful ladies! I just launched the Facebook page for my blog! Hope you will support! :-D https://www.facebook.com/CompassionCre ...more
Disregard! The link is wrong, will repost!more

Cross Post: Loving Me Sadly - Depression

“As tough as it is, depression can be dealt with in a paradoxical way. See it as a visitor, perhaps an unwelcome one, but one who is visiting whether you like it or not. Make a place for your guest. Invite your depression to pull up a chair with you in front of the fire, and sit with it, without looking for a way to escape.” -Elizabeth Kubler-Ross & David Kessler from On Grief and Grieving...more
 @FatCat Thank you very much for your kind words. :)more

Cross Post: Living and Loving in "Denial"

“Denial is more symbolic than literal.” -Elizabeth Kubler-Ross & David Kessler from On Grief and GrievingSo how have I been in denial about being single? I can think of several ways: Trying to make a man love me; holding on to a “fantasy relationship;” seeking romantic relationships to make me happy and to fill a void; seeking romantic relationships to fix what was broken within me…...more
 @the.me.i.be Thank you for the recommendations, I will add those to my reading list! :)more

Cross Post: "Angry" Love

“Underneath anger is YOUR pain.” -Elizabeth Kubler-Ross & David Kessler from On Grief and Grieving...more
Powerful post. It takes courage to be where you are and admit an unfullfilled dream and a ...more

Cross Post: From Happiness to Grief

“For everything there is a season…A time to cry and a time to laugh. A time to grieve and a time to dance.” -Ecclesiastes (NLT version)...more
 @Isabel_Anders Oh my! I'm sorry I am just responding to this Isabel, thank you so much!! :-Dmore

Cross Post: Living and Loving in "Denial"

“Denial is more symbolic than literal.” -Elizabeth Kubler-Ross & David Kessler from On Grief and GrievingSo how have I been in denial about being single? I can think of several ways: Trying to make a man love me; holding on to a “fantasy relationship;” seeking romantic relationships to make me happy and to fill a void; seeking romantic relationships to fix what was broken within me…...more
 @the.me.i.be Thank you for the recommendations, I will add those to my reading list! :)more

My latest essay, "The Shrink Who Killed Gazoo," has been published! Visit: http://www.rkvry.com/essays/377-michele-whitney Enjoy! :-)

My latest essay, "The Shrink Who Killed Gazoo," has been published! Visit: http://www.rkvry.com/essays/377-michele-whitney Enjoy! :-) ...more
 @alienbody Thank you!! :)more