The Fabric of Our Lives

There are two beliefs that flow like an undercurrent beneath all the stratified layers of anxiety in my life....more
 @victorias_view  Yes!!! Yes!!!more

My Father was a Sexual Predator

My Father was a Child Molester.He was 21 and she was 16.  He swept her off of her feet.  They met in Philly when he was there for some military thing, navy I think.  Her father was abusive, and she fell in love easily because she was looking for a way out.  She couldn’t handle getting hit or seeing her mother get hit any more.  My dad was her escape route. ...more
@alienbody I was 16, an early high school graduate when i moved to california to find fame and ...more

"Stay with Me, Let's Just Breathe"

Yes, I understand that every life must end, aw-huh,.. As we sit alone, I know someday we must go, aw-huh,.. Oh I’m a lucky man, to count on both handsthe ones I love,..Some folks just have one, yeah, others, they’ve got none, huh-uhStay with me,.. Let’s just breathe.~ Pearl Jam/Eddie Vedder...more

Breaking Up, Letting Go and Moving On

Two years ago, she would have done everything to convince him that he's healthy enough to have a relationship. She would have done more than returned the deep lingering kiss they exchanged at sunset. But this time she did none of that. She's no longer her sad stories. She's no longer ruled by heartbreak and inappropriate relationships with men who aren't capable of giving her what she wants and needs. ...more

Thank you for your comments! I'm so glad you enjoyed this post. I'm about to pull out another ...more

Stop Looking Back

A few years ago I started having dreams that were essentially flashbacks of some negative experiences I’d had in my life with my first husband (deceased) and another guy I’d planned to marry.  These dreams caused me daytime grief, regret and chagrin. ...more

for taking the time to leave a comment. I am glad you learned the lessons sooner and not ...more

The Princess of Garbage Day

I am cleaning out my basement. I clutch my box of Hefty Unltra-flex Garbage Bags, inhale the musty aroma and repeat the mantra – it’s good to let go....more

Mental Spring Cleaning

This year, more than any other year I can recall, I am really eager for spring to arrive.  It’s been a very long and snowy winter here in the Mid-Atlantic.  There are still some dirty snow piles left from the back-to- back blizzards we had the begin...more