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Families, abuse, & hope

Political systems have always been a facsimile of the predominant family dynamics

-Parenting for a Peaceful World, Robin Grille

I’m about halfway through this incredibly challenging book.

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Trauma Recovery

Loving the self

Many have seen a movie where the principal character is suddenly thrust into the role of pretending to be someone they’re not. Tension builds as each new plot twist has the protagonist coming ever closer to being found out.  560 more words


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Healer Of My Own Heart

I am healer of my own heart,

having gathered up the tattered pieces

I once rejected or misunderstood,

pushed down,

pushed away



held too tightly and set free.


Longing to Return

I return in silent reverence

to this quiet place

tucked away within my heart,

where there is sadness,

where there is pain -

 pain that can’t be labeled or spoken, 24 more words


Dear fellow bloggers, please like me!

I have several posts that have 100+ hits but only 5 likes and 2 comments.

Are the posts not good writing?

I am trying to become aware of my codependent personality traits and one of those is a strong need to be liked. 222 more words

Abuse Recovery

My 2nd Psychological Assessment (aka: I Hate People).

Warning: Today’s post is a rant.
I am so irritable. Every person I have to speak with (cashiers, servers, neighbors) seems incompetent and I want to smack them hard (open hand) across the cheek like the hero does in an old-fashioned Hollywood movie. 753 more words

Abuse Recovery