The Punished Life

The Punished Life

It has been many years since I went “no contact” with my family.  I have not regretted it.  That doesn’t mean I have never felt an urge from my love seeker or karma kid to reengage.  There is always a slight feeling that maybe, just maybe, the next time, they will do...
Taking Back our Credibility

Taking Back our Credibility

When we are born into an abusive family, we are born into a war we didn’t know we were fighting.  We also don’t know how to fight it.  We were never given the weapons to fight this war.  But the attacks on us start the minute we are born.  I am not suggesting we are...
When This Work Matters Most

When This Work Matters Most

The futility has been sneaking in over this past week.  It has been building just outside of my conscious awareness.  This is what futility does.  It doesn’t want to be noticed.  It reminds me of the frog in the water as it heats up.  It doesn’t know what’s happening...
A Letter from the Defenders

A Letter from the Defenders

To the Adult Self, We are coming to you as a committee of defenders with a plea to turn this ship around while there is any hope of a reasonable life.  You are a naïve adult self.  Maybe you have done too much reading from people who are more skilled at life than...