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The siren song of pain

Watercolor by my daughter done a few years ago

The Little Mermaid is one of my favorite Disney movies. I am sure part of that is because there is an old legend of the first mermaid in my cultural history that I grew up hearing about. 690 more words

The Puppet Master

I forsake the life I hadĀ 
For there were moments of happiness
But under it all was un-dealt with pain.
Manipulation under his breath
He controlled my decisionsĀ  32 more words

Divorce is Not for the Faint of Heart

It should be hard to get married.

It should not be hard to get divorced.

I had asked for a divorce 4 times. I had our marriage counsellor tell him I wanted a divorce. 1,223 more words

Emotional Abuse

Hate Bombing

We discussed where to go for his one month clean celebration. I gave him several options. He chose the one where we could do an activity we both enjoyed – sifting through mine ore for precious stones. 1,757 more words

2018-2019: Macuiltochtli

The Mother Wound, Part 2

Are you really crying again? Why are you so sensitive? Why can’t you be more like your cousins or your brothers? I was a good daughter to my mother, what did I deserve to have a daughter like you? 631 more words

The Mother Wound, Part 1

I flew overseas a few months ago to visit my mom, we had been getting along really well over the phone, this is a normal dynamic and it always fills me with so much hope that I forget what typically happens in person. 523 more words

Love Bombing

Anyone whose ever read anything about being in a relationship with someone with Narcissistic Personality Disorder has no doubt heard of love bombing. If you’ve never been the recipient of it, below is what it looks like. 237 more words

2018-2019: Macuiltochtli