As women we are expected to be strong. As fatherless daughters, we place the expectation on ourselves to be almost superhuman. We want to be ALL things for ourselves and for others. We do this because we have been let down. Life has shown us that in order to protect...
The Other Man

The Other Man

The other man My stepdad had a heart attack and I visited him in the hospital yesterday. I have been No Contact with him and my mother for 2 years. Understandably the hospital encounter brought up memories. Mostly about power struggles and ugly sides of humanity. A...
Tracey’s Story

Tracey’s Story

My story is one that started as a young girl. I did not lose my dad to illness, but choice — I still remember the day I knelt in my parents room, crying and praying to God for a new family. I was around 6 years old at the time. I am now 29 and my parents are...