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Your words are my lifeline.  I sit down to your posts and as I read I can feel my acceptance of myself and my needs grow.  Your words validate my feelings about my life, motherhood, relationships and it is something I hold onto.  And during the times when I feel like I am not able to be a mother or a wife or a sister or a friend or whatever someone needs me to be, I go back to your words and find some peace…I send your posts to my husband when I need him to understand that I love him but I need …
D.R.
BRENDA: thank you SO much! Your advice is exactly what I need to do. I am amazed how much you “get” me after only exchanging a few messages!… Again, I thank you from the bottom of my heart. You’ve helped me more than a year of therapy sessions! – Megan on space2live
Megan
Your site has saved my sanity and my life. Maybe even my marriage. I work part time and have two young boys at home, my husband is supportive of me but until recently I thought I was going crazy. … Reading your writing not only inspires me to pick up the pen again, but gives me nourishment in the deepest places. I will fight for balance. Everything you write is spot on… And wellness is so incredibly multifaceted.  I was ready to give up hope, but understanding myself through your words is bring…
J.K.
I met Brenda and took the MBTI… I had a fairly good understanding of these types before the meeting but was impressed by the depth of knowledge that Brenda shared with me. She clearly has a passion for this work and a gift in imparting the information. There have been doors opened for me because of our talks… — Alan Hintermeister
Alan Hintermeister
Thank you for all the words. You’ve created the magic drug I’ve been looking for all my life. Your blog has transformed my life, and I feel like I am on the brink of a most satisfying fulfilling journey…You’ve made me see everything in a new light. I now feel calmer, able to care better for my toddler, less hateful of people around, and hopeful for my future. I am not so afraid for our marriage anymore. — Shilpa CB
Shilpa CB
your depth of understanding, and talent at sharing it amaze me. Speechless… and for your sharing of it.. Thank you… deeply. *sigh, its like coming back into my body through acceptance….. Sherrie on space2live
Sherrie
I have been dating an introverted man who I am very in love with for almost 2 years.  Reading your posts have helped me to be more supportive and understanding to him especially during the times when he needs space.  I just wanted to thank you for your weekly posts and let you know how helpful they are for someone who is in a relationship with an introvert. C.M. on space2live
C.M.
For the first time in my life I could truly explain, through your words the way in which I experience life and myself. Brenda… It all fell into place. I had found myself and had such a moment of clarity. It felt like such a big weight was lifted off of my shoulders. Finally I felt like it was ok to be me. I was not the only one. I had found people and a little space where I fit in. … I was at work and crying on the inside. Emotions ran wild inside me. I was ecstatic, sad, confused, motivated, i…
Niko
Brenda has truly opened up a space for introverted types on the ‘net, and her self-revelations are always inspiring. Her voice is one I always look forward to. She is one of the writers that actually played a part in my return to writing.  — S.E. of Sunflower Solace Farms
S.E. of Sunflower Solace Farms
I think I want to print out your articles and hand them out as a sort of relationship waiver form. “You want to be my friend?….You are interesting in going out? Here read this first. Sign here to acknowledge that you have read and understand the enclosed material. Thank you.” Seriously. I think it would work. — Guerin Moorman
Guerin Moorman

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If you don’t have time to read full books or browse websites, try these articles brimming with insight and information specifically beneficial to the introvert, idealist, sensitive person or someone who loves them. Several of space2live’s most popular posts are also included.

Should I Stay or Should I Go by Annie Lalla: A comprehensive look at why we need relationships. Provides insight regarding how to know if you’re in love and how to know if you should leave.

12 Things I Love About Conscious Women by Damien Bohler on elephant journal: A perfect description (by a man) of a self-actualized woman. Something to aim for.

Introvert Relationships: Love Me or Leave Me but Please Don’t Need Me (Too Much) by Brenda Knowles (yes, me) on space2live. Insight into the introvert’s heart. What do they want? Why do they need so much space? How to attract and keep an introvert.

Introverts Explained: Why We Love You but Need to Get Away from You by Brenda Knowles on space2live. An explanation of why introverts need so much time to ourselves and why extroverts should not take our need for space as a personal rejection.

There’s Nothing Wrong with You: You’re an Introvert by Brenda Knowles on space2live. What happens when you deny your nature? How to wake up and start embracing your introversion. Are you an introvert? This post will help you figure it out. If you are, it will tell you how incredible that is and why.

Understanding the Introvert Cycle: Why We Go from Irritable to Ever-Loving by Brenda Knowles on space2live. How can we go from the most exquisite intimacy to needing time away from our significant people? This post explains the plight of an intimacy junkie who loves solitude.

Is It Love or Are You Just Filling a Void: Mastering Aloneness and Creating a Real Relationship by Brenda Knowles on space2live. How to tell if you are in a fulfilling relationship or simply settling for anyone. Descriptions spelling out the differences between being alone and being lonely. Seeing the positives of being alone.

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