Tag Archives: abuse

Those First Lonely Steps

The last few days haven’t exactly been kind to me. My anxiety has seemingly decided to come back with a vengeance; my own thoughts are my absolute worst enemies now. I can’t listen to the national news without wanting to … Continue reading

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Caged Bird

I found this article a while ago, titled Nobody Would Have Been Surprised If I Had Died, it deals with one woman’s childhood and the domestic abuse her mother suffered from her stepfather. It’s a difficult piece to read, I’ll … Continue reading

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But He Wasn’t a Good Guy

I actually found this via my Twitter feed: I Didn’t Understand Consent Until My Boyfriend Repeatedly Raped Me. Again, it’s another one of those reads that is extremely difficult, due to the subject matter. But it is worth it. However, … Continue reading

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Fire and Rain

By now, you know about Senator Franken. You’ve probably heard his speech. It may have impressed you. It may have upset you. But the result is the same: he will be resigning his seat. Before you ask: I’m relieved. I … Continue reading

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Glass Rocks and Stone Houses

(I’m currently listening to the Cave Theme from Pokémon Sun and Moon. It’s very soothing, which is something I need right at this moment.) It happened today. Something that I feared would happen but had been hoping against hope that it … Continue reading

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In Plain Sight

Now, you can add Matt Lauer’s name to the list of harassers. In his case, it cost him dearly; he’s been fired from NBC. He’s off the Today Show. People are shocked, but that goes without saying. “He seemed so … Continue reading

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About Texas

We know about Texas. We know that 26 people are dead. Here’s what we know about the shooter: the shooter was embroiled in a “domestic situation” with his mother-in-law, who attended the Texas church where he killed 26 people. He had … Continue reading

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