Learning how to deal with a skillful manipulator.
Bad behaviors versus emotional abuse, semantics versus syndromes.
We think we choose well. We think we know each other. But…
Mind games are useful. But what happens when we cross the line?
Drugs. Alcohol. Big kids, big worries.
When belief systems are broken, then what?
Parenting rocks. Parenting sucks. Parenting rocks. There are great sources of information out there. And terrible sources of information out there. There are great sources of information out there. When it comes to parenting (mothering in particular), we are our own worst enemies. We are also – potentially – our greatest cheerleaders and sources of […]
My mother was beautiful, stunning really – 1940s movie star stunning. She had black curly hair, pearly teeth decades before bleaching and veneers, wide-set hazel eyes, and lush, arching brows that gave her face softness. Her nose was fine, and her full lips were painted deep red, shimmering coral, occasionally pink. She wore no other […]
There are betrayals of flesh and blood and they are the worst betrayals. I am not alright: My sleeping is pocked and marred again, and not by dreams but by insufficiency. The result is a veil that positions itself between my deepest thinking self and the formation of words, the processing of numbers and their […]