Category Archives: healthy relationships

Strangers In Our Families

A few nights ago I was talking with a dear friend whom also has suffered a tremendous amount of trauma. The word “damaged” was brought up again. We have known each other for years. Trauma, pain, and hardship is not … Continue reading

Posted in friendships, Guest writer, Healing and Recovery, healthy relationships, holiday season, Mental Health, Millennial generation, Toxic Relationships | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Finding My Family

I would like to introduce my birth daughter Abby. I asked Abby to be a guest writer on my blog.¬†She has evolved into a wonderful mother and a successful woman. Abby was adopted at birth by two very loving caring … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, daughters, Domestic Violence, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, Family Secrets, gift of love, Healing and Recovery, healthy relationships, identify problem children, Life's Blessings and Joys, Mental Health, new beginnings, Open adoption | Tagged , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Get Ready

First of all, I am extremely humbled for all of you that have followed my blog for the past 11 months. All I have to share with you is myself. I am not a writer. I just have a story … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, beaten by mother, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, estranged fathers, Guest writer, Healing and Recovery, healthy relationships, identify problem children, Mental Health, narcissist, new beginnings, Open adoption, PTSD, Toxic Relationships, Traumatic Experiences | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

The LA Laker Player and Me

During 1994- 1995 I was running a muck, I was un-happy and searching for who knows what . I surely had no clue. My daily routine was go to work, hit the gym for an hour with a former Los … Continue reading

Posted in friends, friendships, gift of love, Healing and Recovery, healthy relationships, Life's Blessings and Joys, love, NBA | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

A Little Of This And A Little Of That

The stitches in my right hand are really a nuisance. The stitches in my legs and knee are not really bothering me. I am able to walk around fairly well. I picked the ripe cherries from our cherry tree and … Continue reading

Posted in Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, friends, friendships, Healing and Recovery, healthy relationships, Life's Blessings and Joys, Toxic Relationships, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

All That Needs To Be Said For Today

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