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THE TOP TEN IN 2015: PART 3: THE ONE ABOUT YOUR MOM & DAD

This is the third in a ten-part series on the most important set of guidelines in human existence: the Ten Commandments. I’m not covering them in numerical order or even in order of importance. 831 more words

An ode to my parents 

You may write me down in history,                                                                                                                                           With your bitter, twisted lies,                                                                                                                                                     You may trod me in the very dirt,                                                                                                                                               But still, like dust, I’ll rise. 230 more words

Depression

The Narcissist Father and Daughter Dynamic

Valentine’s Day is here, and although I’ve been thinking about my past failed NPD relationships, I can’t help to smile over the memories of my Grandfather coming to our home every year, with a box of chocolates and flowers for my Mother. 1,902 more words

Gas-Lighted

Today, I was woken up extremely early by my “roommate”‘s alarm. It started going off around 7, 7:30, and didn’t stop going off randomly until 8:30.  465 more words

Dare Not Speak

Review: The Thoughts and Happenings of Wilfred Price, Purveyor of Superior Funerals, by Wendy Jones
Europa, 2014. 235 pp. $17

A young man, taught all his life to weigh his words, blurts out a fateful question at a picnic. 546 more words

Reviews And Columns

Baby mamma drama

A phrase that always makes me smile, but a true one.

They say we are the people our parents teach us to be. Negative or positive we become that person. 503 more words

Domestic Abuse

"Gilmore Girls" and child abuse

Two of the many things I missed out on during my we-didn’t-have-TV childhood were Friends and Gilmore Girls. I’m in the process of rectifying it– thank you very much Netflix– and so far it’s been pretty fun. 702 more words

Christian Fundamentalism