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The Waiting Game

Control is one of those coping tools that so many people use, including me, to deal with unresolved feelings from their childhood.  According to Webster’s, to control is to adjust to a requirement; to regulate; to hold in restraint.  Whether… Read More ›

Hope is Denial

As I was growing up in a home where I was physically, emotionally, and sexually abused, where the adults were addicted to substances such as alcohol or drugs, where chaos thrived, I lived in denial.  Even when I knew in… Read More ›

Is It Insanity?

Insanity can be hidden in a house where abuse thrives. It may sound perplexing, but to an abused child, the treatment that she endures is expected. It’s “what’s for dinner” in a sense. Later in life when she has opportunities… Read More ›