Tag Archives: child 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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Left Behind

I found this post on Adam Lee’s Daylight Atheism, I just hadn’t had the chance to put my thoughts in order about it. Titled #RaptureAnxiety: Evangelical Torture of the Mind, it deals with the anxiety of living with the fallout of … 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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In His Own Words

There are those who don’t believe Roy Moore’s accusers. However, they should listen to what Moore has to say. First, read his book. In it, Moore describes how he met his wife at a Christmas party hosted by friends. He would … Continue reading

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Angels and Demons

By now, we’ve all heard the allegations against Judge Roy Moore. The charges are monstrous but still, Moore has his defenders, claiming that a fourteen year old is not a child. #MeAt14 and #MeAt16 has popped up on social media in protest. But what bothers … Continue reading

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Words Matter

Libby Anne has a great post on spanking. It deals with the idea of defending the practice and how problematic that can be. I highly recommend you read it; it’s a great post. But it shouldn’t be a debate at all because it’s founded … Continue reading

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Wagging the Dog

There’s been debate as of late in regards to temperament testing in animal shelters, as to whether or not this is a good idea or even necessary. Then there’s this: The exercise purports to evaluate “resource guarding” — how viciously a … Continue reading

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