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A somewhat formal introduction

Whilst I intend to remain anonymous for my own safety, for the purposes of introduction I am happy to share a few basic details about myself so that you have an idea of who is behind the keyboard :) 655 more words

Courage

What Financial Abuse Looks Like

When I was married, financial control didn’t look like abuse.  It looked like fairness.  It was only fair that all the money went into a joint account.   1,147 more words

Rebuilding

A Silent Flower ~ Cinquain

A little bit of hope was kept alive in Aleppo where a man tended a garden to give people hope of a future with his plants.  163 more words

Life

Can you spot abuse before it hits you?

The thing with standing in the empowerment of who you are is once you do it, you feel it when you aren’t anymore.  It would be awesome to be able to say that my break in writing was about profound revelations and delving deeper into who I want to be, but I spent the last couple of months trying to dig myself back into a life that doesn’t serve me. 722 more words

Rebuilding

Jinx! 

Jinx. If I didn’t believe it possible before, I sort of do now. It’s like every time I feel confident…every time I write about good things and focus on good things….keeping my head above water, so to speak, bam! 840 more words

Divorce

Return of the Train Man

I was an aficionado of HO model trains as a kid.  I continued that horrendous fixation with 1/78th scale worlds long into my extended juvenile immaturity (I was an unmarried teacher of middle school students until 1995.)    Even after I was married, my wife allowed me, to a very limited degree, to continue to be a train man. 319 more words

Humor

Bart Evans Remembrance

From Louis Evans – March 9, 2017

For Bart Evans, VT and the very young men who became his Brothers were the essential and profound basis and catapult for who he became as a man. 77 more words

Rebuilding