Broken Shards of a Shattered Dream: This Ain’t A Fairy Tale Vol #9

You know how you’ve seen all those stereotypes in movies and TV shows – everything from that ridiculous Everybody Loves Raymond show to the more aptly titled Monster-In-Law – how, no matter what the woman does, the mother-in-law hates her daughter-in-law – even if her daughter-in-law is the very definition of perfect? Yeah, well, it … Continue reading Broken Shards of a Shattered Dream: This Ain’t A Fairy Tale Vol #9

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The Ex Files: Darling, I’m A Nightmare Dressed Like A Daydream Vol #9

To help with understanding why it’s not as easy as people think to “just leave”, I will be writing a few memoir collections on my abusive ex. From here on in, I will refer to my ex as Ben, after Ben Affleck, because I have an irritational hatred for Ben Affleck. Seriously. There’s a lot of … Continue reading The Ex Files: Darling, I’m A Nightmare Dressed Like A Daydream Vol #9

Broken Shards of a Shattered Dream: I Don’t Like Your Perfect Crime, How You Laugh When You Lie Vol #7

It’s really easy to look at past events and point out how well you did – or didn’t – do something, but taking the advice you’re preaching isn’t always as easy. As I’ve mentioned before, due to several “friends” of mine, my doctor thought I had Munchhausen’s, or was led to believe that I had … Continue reading Broken Shards of a Shattered Dream: I Don’t Like Your Perfect Crime, How You Laugh When You Lie Vol #7

They’re Burning All The Witches

One of the biggest misconceptions I’ve ever heard (or seen) about feminists is that they are bitter (and therefore feminists) because they can’t get married (often depicted in photos and memes as a woman who is “ugly” … and that’s why she’s a feminist. Not because she’d support anything logical like equality, but because no one else will … Continue reading They’re Burning All The Witches

#StopBlamingWomenMakeMenTheIssue: Megan Kirley

— Trigger Warning — Last year, I read an article by Jane Gilmore, discussing that there was no national outrage or outcry, and little had been said in the media, about the fact that just the other week in Australia, six women were murdered in five days. Yes. Six women were murdered in five days. As nothing has changed, … Continue reading #StopBlamingWomenMakeMenTheIssue: Megan Kirley

The Ex Files: You Were My Sun, You Were My Earth Vol #8

To help with understanding why it’s not as easy as people think to “just leave”, I will be writing a few memoir collections on my abusive ex. From here on in, I will refer to my ex as Ben, after Ben Affleck, because I have an irritational hatred for Ben Affleck. Seriously. There’s a lot of … Continue reading The Ex Files: You Were My Sun, You Were My Earth Vol #8

Broken Shards of a Shattered Dream: I Shot A Man In Reno Just To Watch Him Die Vol #6

So what is the purpose of mindfulness? Maybe you can see that it’s worked a bit for me, and maybe you’ve even noticed that taking a few minutes out every day to de-stress and just think about what you need has worked for you, too. And maybe it hasn’t yet, and that’s okay. What works … Continue reading Broken Shards of a Shattered Dream: I Shot A Man In Reno Just To Watch Him Die Vol #6