Tag Archives: Dissociation

The Case For Gender Segregated Bathrooms

Recently I have seen a fair amount of content regarding the laws passed in a couple of states that will permit business owners to use their own judgement in the designation of restrooms rather than forcing all bathrooms to designated … Continue reading

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All The Devils That Disturbed Me And The Angels That Defeated Them Somehow

I have a diagnosis of Dissociative Identity Disorder. It’s what used to be called Multiple Personality Disorder.  I spent a lot of time in therapy. working with a childhood trauma specialist, and I am a very high functioning dissociative. My … Continue reading

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Happy Endings Come In A Number Of Flavors

WARNING: This post contains spoilers for Cannibal Hearts. If you have not read it and you want to, do not read this post.  If you have already read it, or don’t plan on reading it, go on.  I will also be … Continue reading

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Exhaustion

Yesterday was a rough day for me. I went into work very early in the morning, but that wasn’t what made it rough.  Part of my job is being on-call for weather emergencies, and since the weather is very unpredictable, … Continue reading

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No, you don’t.

Lately I have read a number of posts from writers that follow a particular formula of: “Writers of fiction should [include/exclude] characters who [are/do] this particular [identity/activity] to keep from being labeled as [bad word].“ I have answered a number … Continue reading

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ENOUGH!

Today when I was browsing through the pictures posted by one of my contacts I ran across a bit of what was supposed to be humor.  I’m not going to say who it was or link to it, because it … Continue reading

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Jeepers! It’s The Monster Of Moody Manor!

I’m bored. BORED! I know, I’m a terrible audience.  I’m about the worst reader that a writer could have.  I have the attention span of a flea. It hurts my writing, too, because I am already bored with my new … Continue reading

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Who Is This “Third Person” Anyhow?

I have decided to write a new project, which I am going to be doing far differently than my previous novels. For a number of reasons I want to push outside of my comfort zone and try something new. One … Continue reading

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Songs Of Ourselves

Walt Whitman’s “Song Of Myself” makes me very uncomfortable.  It challenges me with its honesty, and it reminds me that if we are to love our neighbors as ourselves, we must also love ourselves as our neighbors. That’s a hard … Continue reading

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I can’t stop here, this is bat country!

Hunter Thompson, in Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas, coined the phrase bat country to refer to the desert between LA and Vegas, which is, actually, a pretty desolate stretch of wasteland, particularly when cannonballing late at night with amphetamine … Continue reading

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