Category Archives: psychology

How to drink a bottle of wine in 24 hours

I am wiped out. Last weekend I called my sister by every pet name I have for her, and hugged her maybe a dozen times before she and her husband closed up the pod and started their trek to South … Continue reading

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Same Old Poop

I know the answers to the unspoken questions that pull tears from my eyes.  I know not to ever ask ever again “When will it stop?” I came as I promised Monday  evening to pick up some food and the … Continue reading

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What I should eventually write a post about

is abortion. Not in the same way that the debates go, but my personal reaction to it. However, unlike the short story I submitted last month on that topic to a magazine, I’m nowhere near the ego strength needed to … Continue reading

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Silence

I’m thinking about silence itself as an object/presence recently. Immediately in my reaction field is a post I was reading from another blogger here on WP. In my work as a child and adolescent therapist to some of the poorer … Continue reading

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