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Infidelity II

Summmer and Fall of 2012

There are many kinds of unfaithfulness.

As I examine my failed relationship with Hanna, I can trace the beginnings of my own infidelity to a time long before things between us reached a crisis point. 1,255 more words

Memoir

REVIEW: BEFORE WE MET, BY LUCIE WHITEHOUSE

Hannah has always wanted to choose a different path than her mother did. She has seen her mother’s bitterness and wanted nothing to do with this kind of life. 356 more words

Book Review

Father's Day - It's really complicated.

There were years where I absolutely loved father’s day.

I get it. I know what it is to love your dad; I know what it is to have that relationship. 776 more words

Ptsd

Approaching the Martyred Mother

I can’t remember ever feeling in awe of my own self before. I wonder if this is what happens when we begin to love and respect ourselves. 482 more words

Healing

REVIEW: THREE WISHES, BY LIANE MORIARTY

My explorations of this author’s work began with her later books, and I have subsequently moved backward to her earlier ones. Three Wishes was a delightful read, and I thoroughly enjoyed “meeting” the Kettle family, with the sibling rivalry intensified due to the fact that the Kettle girls are triplets. 271 more words

Book Review

Implementing no Contact with the Narcissists

Sending my sister, “Sissy,” this email on Thursday transpired as a bit of an anti-climax. It dawned on me that this is only the first step towards the ultimate no-contact rule. 458 more words

Family Dysfunction

I only want to Tell the Truth

I posted about my current relationship problems with my mother and sister a couple of weeks ago when they were visiting my home city, London. This was the… 651 more words

Family Dysfunction