A fatherless Father’s Day

The last few days when out and about in the world, I couldn’t help but notice all the Father’s Day merchandise displays, cards, and gifts slinking their way out of storage rooms at, it seems, every single store in town. Each card, each display smashed into the glass cocoon of denial I’ve built around myself. …

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Things I wish someone told me

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how lonely and isolating the widowhood journey truly is. Whether you’re 20, 40, or 70, widowhood hurts, devastates, and tears you down to your knees. Humans love to fall into routines and patterns - find peace and comfort in it even – and death strips it all away, …

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Sometimes music reaches inside and grabs the heart

I was looking something up on the computer earlier, and after I finished, I randomly saw a link to a music video someone compiled about Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, a video game I’m interested in playing. The focus of the game is on mental illness and how the main character deals with it, what difficulties it …

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