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Kill yourself another day

I could stop breathing, right now.
It seems quite easy, just a matter of willingness,
a bit of power and rehearsal,
a no wind of change that could change me forever. 87 more words

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My height in books: a reading challenge for 2018

My challenge for the year ahead is to read my height in books.  Easy, some might say.  No-one has ever accused me of being tall so there’s no excuses, particularly as the pile of books – currently reaching just above my ankle – is deposited right outside my office at school, ready to invite a comment from the too-cool-for-school characters in Year 6.  640 more words

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Has #MeToo Gone Too Far?


Recently, a male friend of mine told me that men are now afraid to speak to women as a result of the #MeToo movement. I looked at him funny and asked, “Really?” He nodded vigorously and said, “Oh yeah, you never know when a woman is going to accuse you of something when all you were trying to do is tell them they look nice today.” Shocked and sad, I cocked and eyebrow, nodded, and walked away. 740 more words

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Broken

People, like things
are worn down
and sometimes broken
by time and trouble,
but still beautiful.
It all depends on
how we help each other… 13 more words

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Wreckage by Emily Bleeker

I downloaded this book on a whim because it was on the list of free Kindle books, and I was happily surprised that it turned out to be a quick, fun kind of read.  514 more words

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Difficult Conversations About Sex

These days in therapy, I’m working on why I can’t have sex with my husband. That’s not really the right way to express it though. The truth is, I  1,503 more words

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