Tag Archives: dissociation

MIGRAINES!: An oft ignored cause.

I am two days into a migraine headache. Which is very unusual for me. I have suffered from migraines since I was at least four years old. (I have a clear memory of screaming my head off in the grocery … Continue reading

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Sex Feels Good

Someone sent me a question the other day about sexual abuse and about the book The Trauma Myth by Susan Clancy. I’ll admit, it’s been a few years since I read the book, but from what I recall, Clancy, who is a … Continue reading

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I was Adam Lanza: a response to “I am Adam Lanza’s Mother”

The Huffington Post article “I Am Adam Lanza’s Mother” left out a crucial set of details. This mother would have us believe that her child is scary and terrifying and that it is just part of who he is. He … Continue reading

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Journeys Home

I haven’t posted for awhile because I have been on a journey. I grew up in Southwest Florida but I left home three days after I graduated from high school and rarely came back. My first year of college, my … Continue reading

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Books About Dissociation and Identity

So one of the things I want to do with this blog it to generate some good lists of books for children and teens, so that librarians and bookstores that might want to beef up their collections in these areas … Continue reading

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Interview with Franny Billingsley, Author of Chime

It’s taken me a couple days to get this up because the little foster boy who my partner and I had for a while has suddenly popped back up in our life–we’ve got him full-time for the rest of the … Continue reading

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Why Not All Kids Need to Read To Kill a Mockingbird

Last week I talked about the wonderful novel Last Night I Sang to the Monster by Benjamin Alire Saenz, but I cautioned that the book might not be appropriate for some teens. This is a point that I’ve made before in … Continue reading

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