“Split”: Glorifying MPD 

Am I the only MPD carrier who the movie, "Split", pissed off? From "Sybil" to "The Many Faces of Eve" to "The United States of Tara", the media has proven time and again how little research they've done on this impairment, and how much they enjoy glorifying it. Now, every other young person seems to … Continue reading “Split”: Glorifying MPD 

Discussion Encouraged

You can give a Million pieces of your heart. You can listen and support, Share openly; be told "Discussion encouraged", But nothing insures loyalty. Today, I learned that For the final time. Rarely do people's actions Match their words. There will be no more Newness walking in this door. My wariness grows stronger. I will … Continue reading Discussion Encouraged

The Queen of Nothing 

I cannot recall softness on my face, tender mother hands, holding eye contact with me as she said, "You are a Princess". I grew up to be the Queen of Nothing. Oh, you may say, what a horrible scene. I do agree. You see, I was always told I was Nothing. I was seen and … Continue reading The Queen of Nothing 

Born Crazy: A Video Poem

"You're crazy." How often have you heard this phrase thrown around, either flippantly, in jest or to victim blame someone who has overcome or is recovering from abuse? I heard this often as a post-cult teenager and well into my adult years. While I was actually dealing with the behavioral aftermath of being an extremely … Continue reading Born Crazy: A Video Poem