The T in CAST stands for Trust. Trust is a big word. We use it a lot, to mean very different things. It is both a noun (to have trust) and a verb (to trust someone). From the Old Norse traust, it first appeared in the English language around 1200 and meant something equivalent toContinue reading “CAST: A Primer on Letting Go, Part 5”
Image: By StooMathiesen – Flickr: Railway tracks 2 028, CC BY 2.0 The S in CAST stands for shift, as in shift perspective. I didn’t understand until this last year what it meant to focus on myself. I mean, I knew on the surface that I had to get my shit together, move away beforeContinue reading “CAST: A Primer on Letting Go, Part 4”
I am going to interrupt our regularly schedule programming as something has been bothering me about these last posts and I think I finally put my finger on it. When I write on this blog, I try to be as truthful to my experience as possible, try to give it the nuance it deserves. MyContinue reading “A Quick Aside to Balance Perspective”
The A in CAST stands for Accept. Accept what? Why reality, of course. Imagination is a double-edged sword and is especially dangerous when heartbreak is involved. My wholly unfounded, but deeply held suspicion is that when people are at the peak of rejection they will either start rolling down one of two slopes: revenge orContinue reading “CAST: A Primer on Letting Go, Part 3”
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I’m Lina. Welcome to my blog, where I’ve been writing about parenthood, marriage, divorce and what comes after since 2007. Warning: Sometimes it gets raw.
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