Tag: Children

Denial: Learned Behaviors

Part of a multi-segmented series on Denial SOME NAMES HAVE BEEN CHANGED TO PROTECT PRIVACY Most of us have acquired different learned behaviors since we were born. We get them from watching other people, generally our primary caretakers, and from our experiences. Learned behavior is defined as one […]


I do my best to be impartial in situations I am involved in. In majority of my writing I am. It really depends on the topic. I can find the opposing side very easily with research, and make a good argument. I am a very empathetic person so […]

Denial: DCYF’s Mixed Mess 

Part of a multi-segmented series on Denial  Some names, dates, times, and places have been changed to protect privacy  After court on November 4, 2019 DCYF has done what they normally do with parent(s) in my situation; they start to either expand length of visit time or give […]


Part of a multi-segmented series on Denial Having faith. Faith is what? According to a Google search it is Faith can be as simple as turning on the light switch and knowing the light will turn on. Faith can be complicated too. When they are hard situations, where […]

Yes, She Really Said It

One day my daughter looked at me with this disapproving look, and told me I was ugly. A few people standing there started too chastise her for it. I stopped them because she is entitled to her opinion. Even if the day before she thought I was beautiful. […]