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The War Simmers On

Things have come to a head between X and I, and I have had to send ‘the email’. Since stopping tutoring on a Saturday morning (10 cancelations in 5 months was too much for me) X seeing Bean has now become voluntary rather than compulsory, and his visitation has started to waver. 257 more words

Single Parent

When parents don't care enough to feed their kids, can schools ever satisfy the hunger?

One of my favorite local writers responded to a piece I wrote for the Monday AJC on the growing gap in how parents prepare their children for school. 625 more words



Pre-Occupied: verb. A matter or subject dominate or engross the mind of someone to the exclusion of other thoughts. – google dictionary.

Attachment: theory. A deep and enduring emotional bond that connects one person to another across time and space – simplypsychology.org… 964 more words

Healing From Abuse

The Hounds Rule

Picture, if you will, dear readers, my living room.

Three white sofas are clustered in a u-shape in front of the fireplace. On each sofa, enough sheets, towels, shower curtains and comforters to outfit a small Motel 6. 962 more words


A Picture might be worth a thousand words, but it hides a million more

A few months ago I switched off my fb account for various reasons. If you’re interested you can read more here… Deactivating (Reading back, that was a bad time.) 406 more words

Single Parent

Back Seat Parents: Go Away

I have this person in my life. A friend, I guess you can call her. I have known her for a long time. We have been through a lot in the past. 1,116 more words


The First Man to Betray Me

“You are just like your father.”

Those are chilling words for me to hear. I wish to be nothing like him. He wasn’t the picture perfect father. 837 more words