Recently a good friend mentioned that I am actually not as strong as I appear to be, but that I feel a great need to be strong because I am insecure in the need that matters to me most ie being cared for. 400 more words
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About a week ago, a mysterious new title known only as P.T. (for ‘playable teaser’) appeared on the PlayStation Store, from the unknown studio, 7780s. It was billed as the ‘first interactive teaser’ and had its own teaser, a short, 50-second video, that was dark, foreboding, and showcased the terrified reactions of testers to the game’s ‘jump scares’ (you don’t know it’s good until you’ve seen a youtube reaction video of it, right?). 2,011 more words
Joe and I finally managed to sit down and have a useful conversation about how we felt about Julie’s continuing self harm. It’s difficult to find time for this sort of complicated and subtle conversation when you are both busy working, and also trying to manage the practical problems of having to care for a member of the family with such a serious mental illness. 517 more words
It’s countdown in the GreenHouse until school begins. Two days!
Through the years I’ve developed a few strategies for the last stretch. These hints just might help you hold on to the little bit of sanity remaining as you trudge for the finish line. 466 more words