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Guilt is My Middle Name

Bet all too many of you can relate!

Guilt seems to be my default setting.  I feel guilty about things that affect only me — that is, if they affect me at all. 859 more words

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Counting, License Plates, and Crosswords

When I was away, all those obsessive symptoms disappeared. It’s been four days now and they haven’t come back. They may be back tomorrow, in a week or a month or a year, or they may not come back at all. 400 more words

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I'm Driving Myself Nuts

I’m going away for a long weekend and won’t be able to post an entry on March 1 (or February 30, for that matter.) So this one is early by five days. 598 more words

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Explaining Flashbacks to Littles.

t’s always hard to explain sophisticated psychological concepts to children, whether they are inner or outer children. It’s hard enough to explain them to adults, but with kids you have to match your words to their age and keep things really simple. 347 more words

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You're Over-Reacting!

The dictionary defines “over-react” as “react disproportionately, act irrationally, lose one’s sense of proportion, blow something up out of all proportion, make a mountain out of a molehill.” That sounds like a very childish, immature, inappropriate, and all those other good things, to do. 441 more words

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Lost in Time

I don’t lose time in the usual sense, or, if I do, I am not aware of it. I imagine it would be like going under anesthesia — the moment before going under, the moment after coming to, and absolutely nothing in between. 793 more words

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Out from the Cult

born into a neon winter
garish and harsh
colors so bright they flamed
no closing my eyes
nothing to suck
only burning neon flames

grown in a cold cold winter… 53 more words

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