5 Things I Wish Somebody’d Told Me About Recovering After Child Abuse

If you're looking for things to say, or you need some things to hear, I've compiled here a few things I wish I hadn't had to figure out on my own.

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The Breach You Can’t Patch: Cold comfort for the victims of narcissists

If you're not here courtesy of my Twitter, you're likely here as part of a tab-frenzy of research into something you suspect or have recently come to accept: That someone close to you - commonly a partner or a parent - is a clinically-defined narcissist. They wound you, they manipulate you, and they only seem … Continue reading The Breach You Can’t Patch: Cold comfort for the victims of narcissists

Shit to Know About Changing Your Name

I hate my given name. It's not even that it's a bad name - I'd call it 'serviceable,' being very generically Old Irish Catholic Guy from first to last name but otherwise inoffensive. I will almost miss its sheer thematic confidence, because it was so You Will Join the Clergy that it barely sounded like … Continue reading Shit to Know About Changing Your Name