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Out

I moved out today. Tonight will be my first night sleeping in my apartment. I still have a whole bunch of stuff to take care of, but for today … … I am finally out. Advertisements

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PTSD

This is very difficult to write. It’s been exactly one year since what happened.  (See post.) I thought it would get easier.  I thought I would get over it. But I haven’t. It’s actually gotten worse. I have very strong … Continue reading

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you don’t have to stay…

You don’t have to stay just because he is cleaning up the yard. You don’t have to stay just because you are wretched and starved for love. You don’t have to stay.  You don’t. You don’t have to feel guilty … Continue reading

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empty…

My heart is empty so I feed my belly chocolate.

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Darkness

Originally posted on Dr Bill Wooten:
“Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.” ~ Mary Oliver

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flayed

When he says things to me like he did this morning (previous post), I feel flayed. I feel wretched.  I start doubting myself and all that I did to raise my children and to try to be a good wife. … Continue reading

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Someone will always have a higher jump or a more beautiful line.

Originally posted on Live & Learn:
“I felt like there had been some mistake,” she said. “…that I wasn’t smart enough to be in this company.”…When Portman was finally able to combat these feelings of self-doubt, there’d be more roadblocks…

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Sexual Assault

[This post is taken from another website:  womensfreedomcenter.net.  I did not write it; I only wanted to have a record of it here.] Sexual Violence & Consent Sexual violence includes a wide range of non-consensual sexual activities, which may be … Continue reading

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SMWI*: Soar

Originally posted on Live & Learn:
http://vimeo.com/116701371 Stick with this short film until the end. If you are having a difficult time getting motivated this morning, think of Dave Jacka. “I was this 20 year old guy…it was like any…

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counseling???

First I want to thank you for the so very encouraging comments I received on yesterday’s post.  Your comments – on that post and on all of my posts – mean so very, very much to me.  I know I … Continue reading

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