Category Archives: other blogs and websites

Ways to meet your neighbors

Who knew that my home insurance could have such an interesting blog? Here are tips for those of us in the real world on how to meet our neighbors. If we want to!!! Cohousing is not the only solution to … Continue reading

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need for support during grief

This article is interesting – how in this country we need more support for those who are grieving instead of putting it all on the person. I know I grieved a lot the loss of the dream of cohousing. Luckily … Continue reading

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Scapegoat in the Family

One of my pet peeves is when people in cohousing call it a family. It isn’t but if you want to go there you have to be honest. There are all types of families. Some are the Brady Bunch and … Continue reading

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Book review on Condominium history

High Life: Condo Living in the Suburban Century by  Michale Gordon Lasner I read the book and liked learning the history of condos. It seems similar ideas to cohousing were part of condominiums’ history. Here are the quotes I liked. … Continue reading

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The Elders are All Right

Don’t believe all the hype that only cohousing is the way to not be lonely as you age. In fact, being among younger generations can be quite a challenge as their social and emotional skills vary.

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Sexual Abuse and Cohousing and Intentional Communities

“There is always sexual abuse in Intentional Communities”  One of my former neighbors casually said that repeating what a friend who had grown up in an IC had told him.  My thought was, “Hell No. Not on my watch. And … Continue reading

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Tiger King, Elizabeth Holmes (The Drop Out), Narcissists and Me

I’ve been obsessed about narcissists recently – I wonder why?  But they do come in all shapes and sizes. I’ve heard that we are all a bit narcissistic but some take it way over the edge. I feel like our … Continue reading

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Flying Monkeys around cohousing communities

A friend sent me this link. She saw it first hand. How a community just lets bad behavior continue. Too scary to stand up and maybe be the next victim. I’d just say before moving somewhere, ask how many people … Continue reading

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if one person has something to say and no one wants to hear

Excellent article by an excellent writer and facilitator below. She is giving an example just from a plenary perspective or something that has been said or dealt with before, but I’d say it’d go along with a topic no one … Continue reading

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Most cohousing projects fail

That’s why you should buy in one that exists and by default, that means affordable. I have no words about this article but I”ll look for some comments to add – from those who added comments. I shamelessly promoted my … Continue reading

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