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Four Reasons You Are Controlled By Others

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1. It is easier.

In the short term it is easier just to go along with the bossy pushy controlling extrovert show. You want to control everything? 528 more words


Outdoor Education

Spring has finally arrived which means tugging on our rubber boots and heading out for walks in the local “forest” after the morning drop-off at school. 453 more words


House Rules for a House Full of Boys

Nothing prepares you for being a parent of a house full of boys. You can read a multitude of online posts or buy all the parenting books you like, but… 696 more words


You May Not Be as Empathetic as You Think and Don't Call Your Abuser Shirley!

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J.K Rowling allegedly said, “Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.”

I will tell you flat-out, “I did not understand what I was dealing with, and therefore it took me years to recover and I am still at it.” 1,142 more words


Five Reasons Narcissists Have It Made

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1. They always win.

It is tough to feel too bad for people who look at everything as a game and win every game they play. 590 more words


What I Learned from Domestic Violence and You Can Too!

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1. Violence is violence, there is no need for the term “domestic.” 

Gee, I sure wish I could help you with the whole feminist domestic violence crapola but I cannot. 1,161 more words


Lost, in the Momentary Weakness of Emotions

I was, lost, in the momentary weakness of emotions, when you came crawling, BACK my way.  Lost, in the momentary weakness of emotions, and I’d beaten myself over that already, and, it’s still not, QUITE enough, because each and every single time, you’d come crawling back, I’d gone soft, and let you back in once more, over, over, and over again… 158 more words