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Tom Love talks about his family history that included a custody battle after a bitter divorce, his sister who suffered sexual abuse, later used drugs to numb the pain and died by suicide and his own struggles with
by Paige Long
This time last year was one of the darkest parts of my life.
At the time, I was in Newport News, having landed an on-campus internship for the summer. I was learning a lot and I caught on quickly. One month earlier, I had finished my favorite college class, Mental Health Stigma and Advocacy,
So I have to thank you. While I was not paying attention, Emotionally Naked has been visited over 350k in a little over two years. I didn’t do this alone. I had help. All of you. If you would have told me people would have shared posts in Facebook over 150k times, I would have told you
Being emotionally vacant is a defense mechanism. A child who lives in a family where both parents suffer from addiction, for example, can seem emotionally vacant which is also referred to as detachment.
I’ve met adults who are like this, too. They seem to have no feelings or they seem to skate
by Paul Buskey
I recently attended my thirtieth high school reunion. Still hard to believe.
I saw classmates I hadn’t seen since graduation. I failed to realize how much some people still meant to me after all these years. I’m sorry it’s taken this long to realize that.
It’s a simple question.
However, once the loss of a child is acknowledged in a memorial service and everyone else gets back on the bus, those of us who have lost a child still struggle. If it’s a stigmatized death like suicide or drug-related death, there are additional struggles that
Ads would commercialize and slow down this site. It’s also tacky for this blog and not the right place for amazon ads or affiliate links either.
Cost per year to run this blog is about $600. Three hundred of that is security. I got hacked three times in a row despite having updated software.