Monthly Archives: January 2015

Kindness

The past few days have been a study of personal endurance in the face of overwhelming odds.  For the many kind people who have followed my blog, and managed to grasp the gist of my struggle, those amazing souls have … Continue reading

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Self-Care, Mothering, More on Cognitive Dissonance (plus Cornea Transplant)

Pardon me while I collect my thoughts.  I have several competing notions, all vying for the spotlight.  As I was shuffling the quizzical stockpile of flickering thought-gasps, I stumbled upon this article: The inspiration for Norman Bates? Alfred Hitchcock pictured … Continue reading

Posted in Akpek, Alfred Hitchock, betrayal, cataract, cognitive dissonance, cornea, cornea transplant, glaucoma, Greenbelt, lying, Maryland, Paula Khier, Paula Simmons, Paula Vanzetti, psychopath, psychopathy, Shoreham-by-Sea, transgender, transgendered, West Sussex | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Ally Moms (For Parents of Transgender Children)

Sharing this for Leelah Alcorn and Brandon Teena and all the young lives that have been lost.  Follow the link below… Ally Moms. Terms and Conditions of Use All content provided on this DogDharma blog is for informational and entertainment purposes … Continue reading

Posted in Brandon Teena, family, father, fatherhood, FTM, gender identity, GLBT, Leelah Alcorn, mother, mother of transgendered child, mothers, MTF, transgender, transgendered, transitioning, transmasculine | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cognitive Dissonance

This is not a happy post, so *TRIGGER ALERT*… Various things are on my mind tonight, and hope that they will merge into something coherent.  When we are in an abusive relationship, involved with someone with psychopathic tendencies, if not … Continue reading

Posted in Billingshust, cheating, cognitive dissonance, domestic abuse, domestic violence, Gail Brink, Gary Ridgeway, incest, infidelity, Judith Mawson, liars, lies, lying, male victim, psychopath, psychopathy, Rick Brink, Ryan Wyngarden, West Sussex | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

“My Death Needs to Mean Something” — Leelah Alcorn

The heartbreaking suicide of Leelah Acorn is making a storm in the news and in social media.  A small sample of articles: #BBCtrending: Leelah Alcorn’s public suicide note from BBC: So starts a suicide note written by Leelah Alcorn, a … Continue reading

Posted in Don McLean, family rejection, family secrets, FTM, GLBT, Leelah Alcorn, MTF, starry starry night, suicide, transgender, transgendered | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments