Going It Alone

Going It Alone

I don’t watch much television.  But I have a habit of watching “This Is Us”.  I watch it every Tuesday night when there’s a new episode.  My controller tries to shut down any potential emotion, but for some reason, I always seem to manage to move my schedule around...
The Myth of Protection

The Myth of Protection

It’s been a little more than two weeks since the big move and my inner conversation has been intense.  I definitely moved here to help with calming my inner system, but I knew the initial response would be anything but calm.  So this isn’t very surprising.  Even the...
The Mini Chronicles

The Mini Chronicles

I have had a hell of a week.  I packed up our belongings while throwing half of them away, loaded the other half in a POD, put 6 months of essentials in a rental SUV (quite a big one), and drove 12 hours to a furnished house I had never seen before (other than the...
Where Is the Help?

Where Is the Help?

I grew up in a world where help came in two forms.  It was non-existent. Or it was a betrayal disguised as help.  My abusers made it clear that I was not going to find help.  Each time I tried to find help, it was thwarted.  Each time I had optimism, that optimism...