I’m struggling with content for my blog. It’s not writer’s block or lack of motivation. I’m wrestling with ethics. When I started to write posts for my blog, I did so with the intention of reaching peoples’ hearts. I wanted to make a difference, be relatable and hopefully help someone in the process. I shared stories of love, marriage, divorce, children and friendship. Some of my posts were well received. Life went on and larger topics loomed. Then I hit a wall. Blogging is so personal and sometimes it can be almost like walking on a tight rope.
When is writing about a topic hurting someone more than helping them?
My ex-husband reached out to me one day about one of my divorce posts that I had written two years ago. He didn’t like what I had written. I was very defensive. I have always tried to be extremely careful with how I presented our past. I even sent him some other posts he had not read. I explained to him that my intent was to inspire and lift up others. Continue reading