Tag Archives: estranged family

Are You Going To Be My Dad?

Nineteen years ago this coming November, my son Lance latched onto my husband Ronnie’s leg and asked, “are you going to be my dad?” I was so embarrassed. Ronnie and I had just had a wonderful night out and decided … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want Stuff. I Want PEACE.

Ronnie and I will be leaving Oregon and moving to “our peaceful place” in the near future. Wanting to be proactive, I decided a few months ago to start going through storage containers and file cabinets — beginning with the … Continue reading

Posted in Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, Family Secrets, Healing and Recovery, Mental Health, Toxic Relationships, Traumatic Experiences, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments