A story of grieving, part 3 of 7

The showdown What’s going on here? You’re probably wondering, “Frankie Ann, what did you do to build a bridge to…

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The trauma of disengagement: from denial to healing, part 5 of 6

Mom’s impact—friends I’m watching my mom walk slowly (and sit sadly) in one of the final phases of her life.…

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The trauma of disengagement: from denial to healing, part 4 of 6

Family 101 A couple weeks ago, Brandon and I were watching a program on PBS about the emotions of animals.…

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The trauma of disengagement: from denial to healing, part 2 of 6

All form, no substance Can you think of a toy you received that didn’t cut the mustard? A toy very-actively…

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The trauma of child abuse: from denial to healing, part 1 of 4

Brandon’s story Brandon’s parents are sociopaths. I told a lot of his story in the first series on this blog—Sociopaths;…

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Remember, part 2 of 2

The texts Welcome to the 40th and final post in this series on sociopaths. I couldn’t have scripted a better…

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The apology, part 1 of 2

Sincere or insincere? Here’s the biggest shock in this interesting chain of events. Uncle Henry texted Brandon an apology shortly…

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