Sexism in Game of Thrones does not rely on humour to make it palatable, nor is it hidden under a veil of nostalgia.
A lot of people may be going through the same things you are. Sharing your story often inspires others.
Amy Oestreicher describes her remarkable journey of healing from trauma.
Tom Mallouk subtly and profoundly takes on on the painful subject of boyhood sexual abuse in this wrenching poem.
Addiction: is it a brain disease or a disease of choice?
They know how to exploit your guilt and insecurities, and if you keep letting them communicate with you, they will keep breaking you.
The dad gig is a tough one. It’s even worse if you didn’t have great examples in your childhood.
With his sobriety came acceptance, healing, and forgivenes—but still a divorce.
Childhood abuse and the concept of triggers.
I didn’t want to be your grandfather, but somehow I turned out to be just like him. ___ To my always son, You’re reading this because I am not there right now. It isn’t fair. I know it isn’t. I didn’t want to be your grandfather, but somehow I turned out to be just like…
Intervention or prevention—it’s complicated.
I decided I deserved better. ___ Last year I made one of the biggest decisions of my life. For nearly two years, it would have been two years last May, I had been dating a guy across seas who owned every part of my heart. Love wasn’t and never will be a strong enough word…
It’s time we understand the role of community in the rise and fall of our sons.
The journey from running away to facing your fears.
Being able to move past our abuse is what we all want.