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The Time My 2-Year-Old Had a Run-in with the Police

Never Trust the Silence Ahh, Saturday morning. It’s 8:30, and we’re being lazy. The house is quiet, nothing stirring yet. I love early mornings when my toddler decides to sleep in because they’re incredibly rare. “DING-DONG-DING-DONG-BANG-BANG-BANG!!” What the crap?? Suddenly our silence is shattered by someone with the audacity to ring the doorbell and knock […]

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True Life: My Marriage Helped Me Heal from Childhood Rape Trauma

Emotional trauma, especially traumatic events in childhood, can rewire the brain to create innate reactions like panic, terror, anger, etc. in potentially similar situations. Psychologically speaking, it’s the most basic form of self-preservation. Shortly after I got married, deep, old wounds re-opened, and I knew I would have a rough road ahead.  When I was […]

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