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Christmas of 2003 my parents gifted me a cat. I was struggling after moving to a new state and my anxiety and depression seemed uncontrollable. My parents knew the therapeutic benefit of fur-babies, as our previous family cat had passed away only a year prior. We went to Pet-smart to...
The Box A year ago, I hosted Christmas. It was a very chaotic time in my life due to the Narcissist, and I was unsure of what buried memories lay hidden in the box of decorations. I was dreading opening it this year, but ultimately decided I could do it with...
The Background When I first met my Olive Thief, he was so small he had to be bottle fed. He was an orphan found with his two brothers in the wall of our welding lab at my university. My first sighting of the runt, with the most pathetic squeak. I...
After the divorce from my abuser was finalized, there was no pressing reason for me to remain in Nevada. I decided to move back to Texas to be surrounded by family while I sought new employment. After months of closed doors and promising interviews that led to no where, I accepted...
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