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On love and heart-break: Parents

You don’t need to have fallen in love to get your heart broken.

Anyone you care about can do that.

We all love and we all need to be loved. 620 more words

The Musings


I could feel my blood pounding in my ears.

“I just want you to think about it.”

I could hear her talking, but all I could do was grip the counter and will myself not to snap. 254 more words

Short Pieces

Quote 147 - Scapegoat's relationship

Scapegoat can be attracted to people who repeatedly neglect, abuse or victimize them, which bolsters shame and self-blame.

Dysfunctional Family

On fear

Fear has taken over my life. It’s there all the time every minute of the day.

I’m not sure when this started, it seems to have just grown out of nowhere. 985 more words

The Musings

License to Parent

There are licenses for driving, diving, flying, for professions like doctors, engineers, construction workers, yet there seems no license requirement for parenting. Society does not look at the importance of rearing children and marriage as a responsibility but rather a service. 313 more words


Off a cliff

At grade 3 at the time, the math exams were an hour long, I use to finish it half-an hour before the others. Fast forward today and I can barely do basic arithmetic, this is what broken childhood will do to the mind. 445 more words


Good Me Bad Me – Ali Land

Well this is definitely a book with a different premise to anything I’ve read before. Annie’s mother is a serial killer and after the last killing she decides to go to the police and tell all. 686 more words

Books I Have Read