“And you may ask yourself, ‘Where does that highway go to?’ And you may ask yourself, ‘Am I right? Am I wrong?’ And you may tell yourself, ‘My God! What … Continue reading The Beginning and the Blame
“Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end of it.”—Spock Unfortunately, the medical decisions with my children still remain unresolved and bizarrely so. Things associated with getting the house … Continue reading That’s Illogical: Lessons in Communicating with a Narcissist
“An abuser can seem emotionally needy. You can get caught in a trap of catering to him, trying to fill a bottomless pit. But he’s not so much needy as … Continue reading Should I Poke the Bear?
“An individual, a thing apart from its environment, and apart from all things in that environment; an individual was a type of thing for which symbols were inadequate, and so … Continue reading Red Flags: When Gifts Destroy Identity
“It is as though some old part of yourself wakes up in you, terrified, useless in the life you have, its skills and habits destructive but intact, and what is … Continue reading Is this PTSD?
“We lie only when we are attempting to cover up something we know to be illicit. Some rudimentary form of conscience must proceed the act of lying. There is no … Continue reading Apologists: People of the Lie
“He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.”—Immanuel Kant Lectures on … Continue reading Red Flags: Hidden Animal Abuse