Sapling of emotional object permanence
20-something miseries, advice, megan sorts through her own emotional nonsense, mental health

What is Emotional Object Permanence, and Why Can’t I Figure It Out??

Whatever emotion I’m feeling completely consumes my present, but it also traces my steps to color the past, and it reaches forward to shape my view of the future. I have absolutely no emotional object permanence.

Tools in a workshop
20-something miseries, how-to

If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It: How Much Are You Supposed to Put Up With Before it Counts as a Problem?

When to quit your job, when to go to the doctor (physical or mental), when to apologize vs. when to fight, and when you’re entitled to a freakout vs. when you’re supposed to keep it together.