The Too-Hard Way I Learned to Fight Against a Dangerous Level of Loneliness in My Marriage

I don’t give advice very often. Because I don’t really have any but also because I don’t think anyone really wants any. I think that within our difficulties, we really just want to be heard and feel loved. But I do tell my story, in case hearing it will help you in yours. Because hearing … More The Too-Hard Way I Learned to Fight Against a Dangerous Level of Loneliness in My Marriage

Who’s going to see the look in her eyes once she’s gone?

Just a girl and her dad and their early morning serious sides. Yesterday, we dropped her off at kindergarten and the look in her eyes clenched our hearts with its tiny fists and pleaded with us not to leave her there. Today, the look in her eyes keeps us at a distance and tells us … More Who’s going to see the look in her eyes once she’s gone?

How To Help Protect 1:4 Girls and 1:6 Boys From Sexual Abuse

There are parts of my life story I detest and wish I could rewrite. It’s further insult on top of injury that these parts were written for me, against my will. And though I can’t edit them to make them prettier or more palatable, I can write the rest, the endings, the rebuttals. And I … More How To Help Protect 1:4 Girls and 1:6 Boys From Sexual Abuse