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Chronic Illness & Fear of Judgement

I’ve always been a socially anxious person. At the root of social anxiety is a fear of being humiliated, scrutinised or judged. When I was younger, I think I was quite a judgemental person. 1,098 more words

Chronic Illness

All our Daughters? Desperately Seeking Meaning in Manchester

Like many of us I woke this morning to the news that another terror attack has happened in Manchester.  I guess this one was a little closer to home, in that our daughter goes to Manchester a lot, and theoretically could have been involved.   664 more words

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Child as Teacher; Parent as Mentor

I have had the un-extraordinary experience of becoming a single parent of a teen who is now on the cusp of his 21st birthday.  So much has been felt and lived with this spirit who become a male child that I birthed.  419 more words

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Nuisance or Not? 

For me, everything in general is way more complicated than it needs to be. Its how I am, I over think and make things more of a big deal than they should be. 393 more words

Friends And Family