The secret to a long lasting marriage

I've learned the hard way that the death and cancer for any relationship, be it romantic, professional or otherwise, is resentment. It's often something that arises quietly and without you noticing it ... until it's too late. It seems we struggle with being honest about the expectations we have with each other. We'd rather stay... Continue Reading →


The story we weave

If you read my post "i am alien" and have your head screwed on straight you will have noticed the childish nature of that post. So much so, i'm embarrassed to leave it up, but it genuinely reflected how i felt in the moment as it's a feeling that reemerges in my mind and it just... Continue Reading →

The cycles of trauma

Your trauma wants to stay alive and if it has to, it will kill you trying. A traumatic moment, be it corporeal, sexual or verbal is often characterized by a truncated moment in time. In other words, the abuse is often characterized by an action that didn't have the proper preamble or closure in order... Continue Reading →

I’m Alien

I’ve felt like an alien my whole life.  And it’s killing me. I was raised as a foreigner by foreigners.  They raised me in a religion that was similar to Islam but the country I was in was by and large very Catholic.  I was raised to speak English but my friends spoke Spanish.  I... Continue Reading →

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