Share Your Truth. (More Human, Part Two.)

Share Your Truth. (More Human, Part Two.)

July 05, 2016

When I was going through the most challenging times in my life, I wanted nothing more than to read something — anything — from someone who had been there before me and had come out the other side in one piece.

And then there were the times when I felt totally isolated; when what I was going through was so immensely private I dared not tell anybody out of embarrassment or shame or both. Surely someone has been through this before me, I would think to myself. I’m not the first. I’m not the only one.

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Letter to My 12-year-old Self (That Took Me Four Decades to Write) (5 min read)

Letter to My 12-year-old Self (That Took Me Four Decades to Write) (5 min read)

April 04, 2016

Dear me,

You were embarrassed that you still had a baby-sitter at the age of 12. Partly because you took exception to the term “baby-sitter” — you were far from a baby; and partly because you had friends who were being left alone at that age. Truth be told most of your friends were left in the care of older siblings.

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