Category Archives: Then there was The Word, and The Word was good.

A completely inapplicable word

I like this word, but it applies to nothing in my life. I can’t even make it apply to my dog. ob·se·qui·ous əbˈsēkwēəs/ adjective obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree. “they were served by obsequious waiters” synonyms: … Continue reading

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You ARE a dog.

I was doing a Lyft shift, sitting in my car, minding my own business, when a dude walking by did the normal thing that the average person does when they want someone’s attention: he whistled at me. Of course, my … Continue reading

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A great way to slowly kill yourself:

PTSD Holy shitballs, Batman. I’ve been in fight or flight mode most of the day. I finally calmed down a little after talking to the Lumpster, and now I actually feel calm. The best way I can explain what that … Continue reading

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I’m going out of order.

I had a chat with a newly sober friend today and it made me want to tell more of my own drunk story and less about the effects of my family, so here’s a snippet: At the end of my … Continue reading

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The latest disturbing news disturbs me.

The whole hullabaloo around Dylan Farrow and Woody Allen is sticking in my craw. I think the biggest fact that a lot of the Farrow family detractors are forgetting is that abused children generally don’t lie about it. I haven’t … Continue reading

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The wheels in my head go round and round.

“Why isn’t there a commandment to “honor thy children” or at least one to “not abuse thy children”? The notion that we must honor our parents causes many people to bury their real feelings and set aside their own needs … Continue reading

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This is the part I haven’t worked out yet.

I know I need to go back to therapy, but my insurance has more or less sucked, and I’ve been avoiding it, which is always the first and best choice that we depressed alcoholics should make. STUFF THE EMOTIONS, I … Continue reading

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