First, if you haven’t read the final edit on Psychology Today, please do so here.
Recently a student commented that she has read some of my Psychology Today articles, and she sees my personal life creeping in. I’m not sure what she believes she sees, or if that is accurate, but much of my writing comes from my personal experiences. To show some of the process of my thinking, and how the article goes from my mind to its final edit on Psychology Today, I’m putting the original rough draft below this meandering.
I write the vast majority of my posts for Psychology Today weeks before the are posted. This allows time to add, edit, and rework the idea before …