On what it looks like at the beginning *TRIGGER WARNING* references abusive relationships.

This Blog isn't funny.  Sorry.  There aren't any memes, or jokes or light hearted moments. At the beginning, it looks like falling in love.  You want to be together every moment, you lose interest in your family and friends, and you just want to be with that new, fascinating, sexy person who you just met. … Continue reading On what it looks like at the beginning *TRIGGER WARNING* references abusive relationships.

On growth

So, when I was twenty one, I was in the middle of a separation that would end in divorce, in the middle of a custody battle, in the middle of not knowing anything about myself, really.  I knew what I believed: I believed I knew what love was, I was agnostic and regularly attended church; … Continue reading On growth

On Rape culture in our parliament and in our homes. *TRIGGER WARNING* references rape and the silencing of rape victims.

This week, in New Zealand, we have a moment of truth presenting itself.  The back story is long and complex. As these things so often are in politics, it is a distraction from a main event.  The shiny paper keeping everyone's attention over here. The dead cat thrown on the table to distract from a … Continue reading On Rape culture in our parliament and in our homes. *TRIGGER WARNING* references rape and the silencing of rape victims.