Silence

My Quest for the Sound of Silence

As someone dealing with serious mental health issues, I’ve learned that any kind of silence is a blessing. My moods are not only affected by noise from the outside world, but also from the chattering and gibberish thoughts that run through my head constantly. Every day I fight a losing battle to retain some semblance…

Liar

Why do I Hate Liars So Much?

My first wife was a pathological liar. Our whole 20 years of marriage was basically a series of lies. She got so used to lying that she would do it without even thinking about it. Over the 20 years I was with her, I many times wanted to expose her, and give her an ultimatum…

Sexual Abuse

Sexual Abuse: The broken child

I just tried to go back to sleep for a while after I wrote my posting for today, but images of the guy who molested me kept coming to my mind. Ever since I wrote about the abuse I have been having bad thoughts and dreams about that time in my life. It’s so vivid…

Brain Fog

Random musings from my foggy brain

One of these days very soon my mind will work well enough that I can actually finish something I am trying to write. I mentioned yesterday that I am living with this brain fog and I can think straight, and it is worse today. Thoughts come to my head, but actually putting these thoughts into…