Tag Archives: flashbacks

On Being Molested, Part 2

The aftershocks of being molested as a young child can feel unending.They can come fast and furious, or wait for months before the ground again gives way in an earthquake of epic proportions. They hit hard, and I fall hard. … Continue reading

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Healing – Day 8: F*ck the Flashbacks

Back to healing on a personal level, but not forgetting all that needs to be done in our violent and angry powder keg of a world. *          *          * I have had flashbacks for most of my life, even … Continue reading

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Healing – Day 4: Anxious About Anxiety

Frankly, I’d be worried if I didn’t have anxiety. It’s in my blood. Hard-wired in my brain. Genetic. Quintessentially Jewish. (Don’t you just love stereotyping?) All kidding aside, I have suffered from anxiety all my life. My mom was anxious, … Continue reading

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Healing – Day 1: To Forgive Or Not To Forgive…

…That Is The Question. One of the most important things I’ve learned in my journey is that forgiveness isn’t always necessary. It’s not THE critical component in moving forward. Context is important here, so let me share a bit of … Continue reading

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#BlogElul 15: Learn

            I have learned much in my time blessed with intellectual curiosity an inherent thirst for knowledge and an overactive brain. I have learned how to grieve for my father and mother for what might … Continue reading

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