Monthly Archives: January 2012

On loneliness

Loneliness was a huge underlying theme in my marriage.  Framed by hopelessness, and the withdrawal of emotional intimacy out of necessity to survive, it was a constant dull ache of existence from which there seemed, like the rest of the … Continue reading

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Picking Up The Pieces

It’s not the tragedies that kill us.  It’s the messes. Dorothy Parker How do you implode a family? You control intimidate berate humiliate blame neglect threaten   With drinking cheating jealousy names isolation games poking pinching pushing pulling blocking hitting choking … Continue reading

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