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Sorting Out Estrangement

I’ve almost completed writing about the history of my life.  For this last part – oh, where do I start?  It will take a couple posts. 1,185 more words

Family Issues

A Daughter Denied

It was time. The moment had come that had been twisting my insides in knots.  My husband and I were about to move across the state and it was time to go see my mom. 1,736 more words

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The Down Side of Social Media

First and foremost, I have always been content with my decision to step back from my parents and siblings. Although I am done with my sisters, my parents are a different story.   781 more words

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An Unexpected Death - Part 3

The funeral was very much a replay of what had happened at the hospital. Sharon and I didn’t say a word to each other and she wouldn’t even look at me. 1,434 more words

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An Unexpected Death - Part 2

Friday – the day we would remove my father from life support. The days before were an emotional blur with calls back and forth with my mother and brother. 1,574 more words

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An Unexpected Death - Part 1

It’s funny – in the midst of arguments with family or friends, you always think you have all the time in the world for resolution. You never consciously consider that someone could pass away at any given moment. 2,049 more words

Family Problems

What If They Find my Blog?

I have been asked how I would feel if I found out that my family had discovered my blog.  I guess my first thought is – if the truth hurts!  393 more words

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