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A long time ago something bad happened to me when I was sleeping over at someone’s house. I didn’t talk about it until I was 16. I’ve never really told anyone except a therapist exactly what happened, but it is part of the reason I am fearful and anxious. It’s part of the reason I […]

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Note to my readers: This is one of my most popular, most Tweeted, and most commented on posts. I thought I’d re-run it for those of you who didn’t read it, and for those of you who are new to my blog. The original post date was January 14. Over the Christmas holidays we went […]

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Like Me But Not Me

I am a damaged person. Strong, willful, smart, successful, caring, understanding — all of the above. But also damaged. My father died on a Wednesday. I was sitting under the bed when a business associate confirmed he was dead. The adults in my life decided to keep that fact from me for a few days. […]

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