Follow Up And Follow Through: The Impact Childhood Suffering Can Have On Adults (Part Of A Series Of Essays)

I have no official qualifications, other than “empathy,” and a BA in Psychology; and, while those things are “something,” they’re not nearly enough to speak with authority. What I want to state though, in this essay, is that, we, as a society, due to a variety of reasons, don’t follow up and follow through effectively […]

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Ruminating On My Shitty Family

Before I get started, I want you all to know, that I am practicing kindness towards my shitty family. That said, the devastation that poverty brings is significant! As I look back at growing up with my cousins and all of their parents (on one side of the family), I am reminded of the horrors […]

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I Am No Longer Preventing My Family Members From Seeing My Facebook Content

Not too long ago, I wrote about how I find some of my family to be toxic. mentallyillinamerica.family.blog/2020/02/11/family-toxicity/ My previous desire to not post to them on Facebook, changed shortly after I made the above blog post. Basically, I am mad at a few people and a few situations, and I thought I would “punish” […]

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Family Toxicity

I have 20 family members that I am now preventing from seeing my Facebook posts. I’m also not looking at theirs either. Life is better this way. There are only a few decent people in the mix, with the majority of my family being toxic. I have tried to cultivate relationships with many of my […]

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