What's Not Said

I’m in this strange place where I have close friends, many acquaintances, and only now am I figuring out what is important to me.

What’s Not Said: It’s So Hard To Make New Friends

The older we get, the harder it is to make close friends. Read...
Lisa Marie Basile    |   07.26.17   |   SHARE
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Do we all care deeply what others think? And is it total bullshit when someone says they don’t?

What’s Not Said: When People Either Love Or Hate You

In this column, I talk about things other people think or say, but not out loud, and certainly not in public. No one wants to say, “People either Read...
Lisa Marie Basile    |   06.21.17   |   SHARE
Minds
How can I live in this happiness without being ashamed of it? (Image via Unsplash/ Micah. H)

What’s Not Said: I’m Ashamed Of Being Happy

My happiness is what undid me, ironically. I worried so much about being OK with the happiness that I fell apart. Read...
Lisa Marie Basile    |   05.10.17   |   SHARE
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Jealousy can live right under the surface, even amongst friends.

What's Not Said: “I’m Jealous of You.” 

How much energy does it take to be jealous? Hint: Way too much. Read...
Lisa Marie Basile    |   04.26.17   |   SHARE
Minds