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Death of A Feminist

Part 1: A Broken Neck: The ladies at church used to say their husbands were the head but they were the neck. Then they’d giggle at each other and smile knowingly. Then they’d giggle at each other and smile knowingly.  There was an inside joke I didn’t understand. I thought they were weird. But, I was […]

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The Currency of Kindness – A Fairy Tale of Sorts

Once upon a time, not all that long ago, lived a queen in a very small kingdom. She had two sons she loved very much but were, as young princes are wont to do, they were filled with energy and excitement about everything wonderful and unknown in their whole kingdom.  Every. Single. Day. They could […]

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I’m Not Brave. I’m Angry. You Should Be Too.

Just in case you’re wondering? I’m not all that brave. Seriously, being naked in public is not my favorite either.   Writing about abuse, about those who have taken position and authority, opportunity and manipulation as an opportunity to control others for their own personal satisfaction is a job long overdue.   Exposing this insidious […]

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It’s Time To Say No

This is my no. You don’t have to like it.  You might not be used to it.  I’m not very good at it. But it’s way past time.  This is the “No” I wish I would have been strong enough to say when I was 3, 5, 12, 16, 24, 32… I’m ok that this […]

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5 Steps Toward Real Friendships

Alternatively titled:  What to do when you just don’t LIKE someone and you want to get on with your life. Oh!? That’s never happened to you? You’ve always been a great, big, brilliant ball of sweetness and sunshine, adoring everyone? Good for you, Pinocchio… For the rest of us, this happens sometimes and, despite some […]

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