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A Man Like My Dad

I’m sure you’ve heard that girls pick husbands who remind them of their fathers.  I don’t know how true it is all the time, but sometimes I’m sure it plays out.  In my case, I wasn’t looking for anything specific, … Continue reading

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Relevant Realizations

Two weeks ago a stressful situation (coaching) and a bit of a trigger lead to an exhausting and emotional breakdown.  Honestly, it feels like it was so much longer ago.  On the other hand, I can feel my heart pound … Continue reading

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High School is Hard

High school might be hard for me.  I’m not in high school, mind you.  That shipped sailed a couple of decades ago.  I’m talking about our first child’s next four years.  It’s actually taken me so long to write this … Continue reading

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Journey On

Healing isn’t a destination.  At least that’s my educated guess, based on my experience.  Whether healing from a physical scrape or any number of unseen wounds, healing happens with time.  With some bruises, the ones on your skin, there comes … Continue reading

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Family Secrets

Every family has secrets.  These things kept quiet might not be all bad, but some secrets may be and those can be destructive.  They may leave decades of questioning, guilt, or unnecessary pain.  They may restrict victims or family members … Continue reading

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Solution

You’ve seen the #metoo movement.  You heard that Time magazine announced the silence breakers as their person of the year.  You know that many high profile men have been accused of sexual assault or rape.  You’ve been surprised by friends, … Continue reading

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Secrets

I’ve been thinking a lot about secrets lately.  I’ve been trusted with many, especially after the #metoo campaign on social media.  Several people messaged me with their stories of harassment, assault, molestation, incest, and rape.  They also let me know … Continue reading

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