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Laura's Corner

I work very hard and am attending college to obtain my degree in the Human Service field. Writing makes me feel alive and gives me the opportunity to touch those whom I would not be able to otherwise. Last but not least, I have been blessed with two amazing daughters who love me completely and support my dreams. Feel free to contact me with questions, concerns or feedback.

Guilty as charged.. Part Deux!

I recently described my experience regarding being a “yes” mom.  It was a moment of learning and inspiration, hopefully for more than just myself.  

A few more thoughts have run through my mind since the initial taking away of my vehicle.  I have also shared my story with many others, most of whom have their own types of “horror” stories as well. 

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A non-typical type of situation...

If marriage is so promising, then why does it fail 50% of the time?

Who ever came up with the idea of TWO months of salary for an engagement ring?  

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Workplace Bullies

Throughout my 20 plus years in the workplace, I have encountered more than one bully. I have always dealt differently with each one because each is twisted in a different sort of way.

I have used my own experience to become very effective with each and every one.  At times, it’s a hands off approach, with others, being uniquely one step ahead always seems to curve their appetite for destruction.

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An individual from my past recently told me they “knew things about me” regarding mistakes, secrets and such.  This type of statement is meant to gain control and instill shame.  It is at this exact point where you can buckle under pressure or score a touchdown.  I chose the latter. 

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