“Plus, I believe Gettin’ kinda chubby I’m just saying ’cause I wuv you”—Mother Gothel, “Mother Knows Best” A few days ago I decided to pull out my Renaissance Fair costume … Continue reading The Costume
“Running on empty, there was nothing left in me but doubt I picked up a pen And wrote my way out (I wrote my way out)”—”Wrote My Way Out” I … Continue reading The Last Five Years
“The inability to get something out of your head is a signal that shouts, “Don’t forget to deal with this!” As long as you experience fear or pain with a … Continue reading Healing from Narcissistic Abuse: a story of seeking health
lack [lak] noun deficiency or absence of something needed, desirable, or customary: lack of money; lack of skills something missing or needed: After he left, they really felt the lack. … Continue reading Lack
“I can’t relate to the more innocent voices, the ones who think small problems are problems at all, or who think there’s a reason for my tragedy, or who are … Continue reading Actually, I’m Angry
“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