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Loss of Faith

So this is my 4th post. I must admit I am becoming a bit obsessed with writing them. I think it’s not about telling the story as much as it is the feeling of a great weight being lifted by throwing away decades of accumulated emotional baggage. 3,494 more words

Religion

Kathy's Video Comment: Self Injury and Dissociative Identity Disorder

Hello Everyone,

The last posts have been about Depression and Dissociative Identity Disorder. A typical close neighbor to feeling depressed and struggling with the after-effects of trauma is addressing the self-injury monster. 121 more words

Dissociative Identity Disorder

Big Surprise: Young HIV Positive Black Gay Men Don't Take Their HIV Seriously

This study by the CDC, just released, is pathetically behind the times. The data is from 2010. In medical terms, this is equivalent of using facts about dinosaurs’ diets to discuss the obesity epidemic in America. 510 more words

Queer

Random Encounters

Here’s another Impulse Poetry post! This poem’s origins have very deep roots, but that is a story for another time and another place. For now, all I can say is that tonight I saw someone I did not expect to see again. 159 more words

Poetry

Two Paths

Often times there are two different paths children of narcissistic mothers will take. The first path is one of finding gratitude. These children typically are seen as extremely successful and the envy of all their peers. 620 more words

Mental Illness

Man in Tunnel

The caution lights were blinking in the Interstate-90 tunnel under Beacon Hill this morning as Aral and I returned to the East Side from our morning drop off of Tess in downtown Seattle. 924 more words

Civics