Anger. I like it. Here’s Why.

I am a very angry person. Most of that anger is directed toward men. For those of you who’ve read me awhile, it’s my own personal “open secret.” I like anger because it’s powerful. It keeps others at bay and keeps me safe. And it covers for all that hurt I feel inside. I have had […]

1825 Children Every Day

Every 47 seconds in the United States, a child is confirmed to have been abused or neglected; 80% of those children are victims of neglect. Infants and toddlers are most likely to be victims of abuse or neglect. Nearly 40% of those victims will receive no post-investigative services or support. (Children’s Legal Defense Fund’s 2014 […]

Trauma- The Scourge of Society

This morning I read on the NPR website Laura Staracheski’s reporting on Dr. Vincent Felitti’s research into childhood trauma and its’ effects on us in adult life. Dr. Felitti developed an ACE test to attempt to measure the amount of trauma experienced by adults as children. It’s fascinating stuff. I hope you read it, and […]