Abuse Molds You

Abuse molds a person, whether by actual hands of aggression or by words. Patrick Stewart recently came out to talk about the abuse he was subjected to as a child and I’ve never wanted to hug a stranger (which I often do) so much in my life. What particularly affected me was his take on the flip comments made by others about the abuse, about what triggered it. As if it were justifiable if someone asked for it. One of […]

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Not every round orange thing is a tangerine. It’s complicated.

As an outsider looking in on a relationship, I have to tell you that it is not always what you think it is.  If you’re an intelligent, discerning individual I believe you can certainly call out and identify what you believe you see, but there are gray areas and hairline cracks that you cannot possibly make out as well as you think you do.  There is a reason there is an alternate title for a relationship status on Facebook. “It’s […]

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Contact High.

There is a piece written by Brian A. “Drew” Chalker that begins, “People always come into your life for a reason, a season and a lifetime.”  Awfully poetic stuff when referring to the people that end up on a catchall list in our phones and computers titled “Contacts.”   Contacts.  The synonym for contact is touch.  It is sort of sweet, when you think about it, that each and every one of us has a list of people who have […]

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