*Note: In this post I will be using heterosexual relationships as the main example due to the ultimate point. However, this type of abuse is not discriminatory; it can — and does — occur in all romantic (and sometimes even platonic) relationships.
Coercive control is a type of domestic abuse in which the abuser uses the following tactics to keep the victim in line:Read More »
It’s easy to take things for granted, especially when you see them as a duty. Just the same, it is easy to take people for granted, especially when you’re with them all the time. This is particularly true in a relationship; specifically a romantic one.Read More »
Now, before you get angry or happy about this, please let me explain. The Affordable Care Act did not help me, but not for the reasons that you may think. It didn’t help because it was written to appease the insurance industry and Republicans who hated President Obama.Read More »
Today I want to clarify some things regarding narcissism and Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD). To be clear, this is not to diagnose or treat any illness or disease. If you feel that you or someone you know has NPD seek out the care of a professional for treatment options.Read More »
I’ve been working in medical offices for a long time and I’ve seen and heard a lot of confusion about how they work. So, I’ve decided to take a moment and give some tips for the next time you have to go.Read More »
Before my accident, the worst physical pain I’d ever endured was a broken ankle and that passed. As a matter of fact, any physical pain I had ever experienced passed, so I was of the belief that all physical pain was fleeting. That was the difference, I thought, between the two: emotional pain latched on and hung around, physical pain subsided over time.Read More »
In my life I have gone from being poor to poorer, back to poor and then to middle class. Growing up, my family perpetually hovered over the poverty line. All of my clothes were hand-me-downs, as were all of our vehicles (well, except the one that was bought from a junkyard for $50). There were many nights when my dinner consisted of a can of beans or corn. We had a roof over our heads, though, so we were wealthier than some.Read More »
There is a lot to discuss and unpack when talking about healthcare, and there aren’t many issues as hotly debated in this country. As both a medical professional and patient, I have seen all sides of this issue and the truth is that our system is broken, and it has been even before the Affordable Care Act.Read More »
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