Don’t Trade In Your Grief For Sabatage

There are many times in our lives when we must deal with the physical & metaphorical death or the severing of ties of an ended relationship (personal or professional).  It is impossible to fully remove yourself from the relationship in a healthy manner if you don’t begin to mourn & grieve the loss that is happening …

The Invisible Grief & Loss Of Adoption

I never once was taught from the early age of my adoption how to mourn & grieve my first initial loss that ended up effecting my entire life. I think because we are babies, the world around us was incapable of understanding the dynamics of this replacement mother/baby switch, believing we as children didn’t have anything to grieve.  Adoptees are looked upon as a blessing in someones else’s life, while our own personal trauma from it goes unnoticed, ignored or dismissed, acting as if this loss never happened to us.

The Invisible Grief & Loss Of Adoption

I never once was taught from the early age of my adoption how to mourn & grieve my first initial loss that ended up effecting my entire life. I think because we are babies, the world around us was incapable of understanding the dynamics of this replacement mother/baby switch, believing we as children didn’t have anything to grieve.  Adoptees are looked upon as a blessing in someones else’s life, while our own personal trauma from it goes unnoticed, ignored or dismissed, acting as if this loss never happened to us.

i had a filthy love affair for a “DIRTY MIND”

as the world mourns and honors the great “PRINCE” of everybody’s generation, I reflect back to my own personal middle school years and remember the impact he had on developing my musical evolution..i don’t think my parents were so thrilled to hear the musical lyrics that was blaring out of my room at the age of 12 or the inappropriate dance moves that came along with the …