My father passed away. His illness and death took us by surprise. We had no idea that he had lung cancer, nor that his infection was severe, until last week. Thank you for [...]
I am a gaping maw - a wide open gaping maw of unending unquenchable need. I feel as if I ever opened that maw, if I ever asked for help, if I ever [...]
Rarasaur’s Platitudes “But then… people learn.” “Everything’s gonna be okay. (Except when it’s not.) ((Except that’s okay, too.))” I think it is human nature to ascribe or find meaning to events in our [...]
My husband and I have been married for 19 years, together for 22. Marriage is not always easy. We've weathered hard times. Well worth it. He has my back. Life is hard. Living with [...]
Setting: Southern California beach town. Newly dating couple on a casual date. Female Protagonist: 31 year-old female former psychotherapist recently moved back with parents after a mental breakdown, now working as a temporary [...]
Finally, my parents are back together again since my mother had an acute front left lobe stroke in mid-November. We've taken my father to visit my mother in stroke rehab, but tonight they [...]
Sam Dylan Finch's love letter is beautiful, powerful, honest, and full of love, understanding and wisdom.
For those who do not believe in the value of religious mythology, I do. Whether or not the stories actually happened, whether or not they are literally true, they offer messages which are [...]
My brother-in-law passed yesterday. May he rest in peace.