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I have carried around with me for 15 years a small box of things.  This box was 9 inches wide, 13 inches long, and 7 inches tall.  891 more words


I love my Self more than I fear my dad.

I love my Self more than I fear my dad.

This is only recently true. Consciously.

I wasn’t conscious of my fear of dad.

My decision to not press charges has changed. 417 more words

Healing From Abuse

Breakthroughs in Healing

Dear Readers,

I have been absent from this blog for six months. So much was happening inside me, so quickly, that I couldn’t figure out what to write. 1,053 more words


Manipulation, Part 1 - Gaslighting


“That’s not what I said and not how I meant what I said!”

This piece on “Gaslighting” is the first in a series about the oppressive manipulations tactics many of the folks I counsel experience on a regular basis.

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Counseling Issues


How do you want to be remembered, or to feel about yourself? That you were loving but walked over, caring but miserable, or that you had real gumption. 132 more words

Overcoming Fear

Lost Inside My Head....

Sometimes I get lost inside my head, my thoughts intertwined with fear and dread

The life outside, the life inside, it’s really nothing that I try to hide… 263 more words

Child Abuse