The Eighth and Final Square

with courage face the thing you fear so the pawn becomes the queen

Archive for October, 2012

I’ve talked to a lot of people about the place I came from. They’re all like “I would have never stood for that!” or “I would have punched your dad in the face if I were you and he said that to me!” or “I would have just left!” Thing is, it wasn’t that easy. It took Scottie years of gentle guidance for me to realize that it was OK to leave, that my feelings of being stuck and hating […]

Posted by Phoenix On Oct - 5 - 2012 21 Comments READ FULL POST

It occurred to me in the middle if the night (after trying to sleep after being up for two hours with a baby who hates to sleep!) just what a dark place I came from, mentally. I was really depressed (and didn’t know it), and was told depression was selfish and came from focusing on one’s own problems too much (but dad was allowed to be depressed). I self-harmed regularly (they didn’t know of course), and was told people who […]

Posted by Phoenix On Oct - 5 - 2012 4 Comments READ FULL POST
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