The machine

by Frankie Ann Smythe Once upon a time there was a beautiful land. The people were smart. They were creative.…

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The trauma of disengagement: from denial to healing, part 6 of 6

Mom’s impact—family Next week is Thanksgiving, my favorite holiday. Hot diggity. Last year we went on a vacation for Thanksgiving.…

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Traumatic grief, part 2 of 5

Seeing is believing Have you ever caught a preschooler with chocolate smeared all over his face, who declared—most-assuredly—that he did…

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Thanksgiving, part 4 of 5

Happiness and joy I’ve found it challenging to come up with a really good analogy for the difference between happiness…

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