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The Treachery of Unspecified Cancers (#fiction)

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Superposition of Marital States of Bliss and Misfortune (#poem)

There’s always that stage Where you’re both in And you’re out, you know? You never thought you’d Be caught in the trap of “I owe it to the children.” You didn’t think you’d Ever cringe just because you heard the … Continue reading

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Exit Strategy (#poem)

“… come out of the wardrobe, cross the line of the rainbow and be who you want to be!” Dona Onete After encouraging him to explore his “other side,” She said, “If you leave me, I will tell about this, … Continue reading

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The Social Dimensions of Gaslighting

In the last few years, it seems the term “gas lighting” has become nearly ubiquitous. The term was first used in the 1950s to mean some kind of emotional manipulation, but more specifically to mean making someone doubt his or … Continue reading

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