I’ve been thinking a lot about limits and boundaries lately, both in-game and out.
Warning: Personal Stuff of the Type I Normally Don’t Discuss Ahead
Over the past month, my real life has grown increasingly chaotic. My husband interviewed for multiple positions and found one at a university several states over. Unfortunately, this now means we have to quickly sell our current home in a difficult market, which is proving to be both difficult (not surprisingly) and stressful. We also have to find a new place to live and a new job for yours truly. Meanwhile, our friends and family have been suffering through all manner of crises which we have attempted to aid them in dealing with – everything from the enormous trauma of divorce and death to the more minor concerns of setting foot into the ever-bewildering world of dating for the first time.
End of Personal Stuff of the Type I Normally Don’t Discuss
Needless to say, this has meant that WoW has been pretty low on our radar lately and WoW blogging, sad to say, even lower. But our need for WoW, for that stress relief of dodging about poking pixels with sharp sticks and making other pixels feel better with the clever use of green swirlies, has been pretty high.
As I was pondering all of this, I put together a little guide of tips for knowing when and how to set limits for yourself. (more…)