Tag: family estrangement

When Grief is the Grinch…

It’s been three weeks since we bought the tree and set-up the lights. Since then, we’ve had hot cocoa, made salt dough ornaments, visited the  Nativity Ballet, enjoyed
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Emotional Abuse IS Abuse

Nine months ago, I closed the door on an abusive relationship. Although I was never physically bruised, I still struggle with the mental and emotional consequences of my
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The Scars on My Soul

I love books – but not these books. These books, with their gorgeous covers and soft pages, lay buried yet not forgotten in the farthest corner of my
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