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a dialogue in 2 parts

On last night’s “midnight walk”, I reflected that things never seem to get any easier, but . . . these days I have a different class of problems (compared to what I used to have). 1,220 more words


Simple Question

He just sprang the question on me and demanded an immediate answer. I was taken by surprise, yet managed to delay coming up with an answer, as I suspected that he… 395 more words

Predators And Prey

Trusting Again

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“Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free, and do not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage.” Galatians 5:1 NKJV… 318 more words


failure to thrive

I told P today that I have a part inside me that thinks of every new section we delve into as an exam that I’m likely to fail. 879 more words


Reflections on Shame

I’d like to share here some things I have been reading and discovering about the role of shame in co-dependency, addiction and recovery.

Discovering the role of shame in my own life and its relationship to my addiction was a turning point for me. 2,200 more words


where are you going, Merriwether Lewis?

Stayed up all night last night. Walked around neighborhood 5:30–6:20 AM, then went to bed for a few hours’ sleep. My brain has felt sluggish all day; my overall energy is fading. 873 more words


Emotional Abuse at its finest...

I’m not even sure I should be writing about this, because it could get me in trouble.. But I’m going to anyhow, because it’s really fucking me up.. 568 more words