CW: child physical abuse, adult domestic violence I have heard people criticize victims of abuse because they didn't report the abuser to their school counselor or teacher, because they didn't ask for help, because they didn't tell their doctor or call the police. I have heard people criticize different Dugger women for standing by their... Continue Reading →
A man defended rapists saying it was unfair for them to face social consequences outside of the law.
This post is in response to what a blog follower felt in response to a poem GwenAnn wrote called "nothing left" but it goes out to the friends and family members who see someone they care about being abused... Abuse is far too complex an issue to address in a few minutes but there are... Continue Reading →
I remember going to the beach when I was young and digging deeply into the sand trying to catch the clams that I knew had to be the ones leaving the bubbling hole at the water's edge. There's a comfort to existing in the place that is both land and see, standing with my back... Continue Reading →
They never actually fixed the underlying issues, they only continued to build, creatively but stupidly, trying to mask and correct the impacts of a poor foundation. GwenAnn So the thing about smiling to your future and just hoping that it is going to smile back at you is that it is a steaming pile of... Continue Reading →
“Instead of being brave enough and vulnerable enough, I stayed in a relationship where I was 100% committed to someone who was 100% committed to themselves and 0% committed to me.”
I remember going to the beach when I was young and digging deeply into the sand trying to catch the clams that I knew had to be the ones leaving the bubbling hole at the water's edge. Writing prompts seem... Interesting. I'm trying. Maybe Phoebe will try too.
A friend this morning called to chat and vent about a blog post she had read that said that if someone will just read the bible enough, systemically enough, that they won't have difficulties in life and that the decisions they face won't be hard. Her response was the same as mine and it fits... Continue Reading →
I spent years with a man who never thought of anything or anyone but himself... And now it is New Year's Eve and there are some genuinely good men who are thinking about me as the ball drops... But I'm not sure I'll ever be able to trust another man ever again. At the turn... Continue Reading →
The philosophy that I'm really interested in at this time in my life is deconstruction and that is because I'm deconstructing from the things I grew up being taught to believe. Perhaps you've heard of it? It is kind of a taboo word in christianity in america right now because people have a misconception about... Continue Reading →