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Happy Times vs. The Power of Shame, Part Two

I walked home in the middle of the night, through a “less than desirable neighborhood” before arriving home. I knocked and banged on the front door window, yelling to get in, but Dad would not stir from where he must … Continue reading

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Happy Times vs. The Power of Shame, Part One

Two of the central themes of my personal story are abandonment and abuse, where a sense of shame arose from situations or conditions particularly caused by my dad’s inadequacy to provide a wholesome and affirming family structure. Vast lapses of … Continue reading

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About Security Bound

This blog is moving in a different direction.  The focus is now on my book, Security Bound, a memoir spanning the time from my childhood through high school graduation. I’m working on the second draft and hope to complete this revision … Continue reading

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