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BIG BOYS DON’T CRY

I watched a young mother reprimand her approximately 7 year old son. The child had obviously been traumatized by an older boy and he was in anguish as he ran to his mother for succor. She refuses to hug him. Instead she says over and over, “Why are you crying? Are you not a boy? […]

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DISTORTED PERCEPTIONS

I am a middle-aged woman who almost never wrote at all because many years ago, someone precious to me read a piece I had written and laughed at my effort. Humiliated, I didn’t pickup a pen for a very long time even though I had the latent gift. It took me a while to walk […]

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COPING OR NOT

Though my children and I are good friends, I was still taken aback when my son walked into my room and announced to me, “You know what mum, I think life is a bitch.” I wanted to correct him instantly but instead I listened to find out what triggered this opinion. I am glad that […]

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FRAGRANCE OF ROSES CONTD

Ken eventually pulled through his grief after he lost his wife but it took him a lot of time and counselling. He found it difficult to forgive himself for all the years he didn’t tell his wife all she meant to him. He had flashbacks of opportunities he had lost when he could have emphasized […]

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FRAGRANCE OF THE ROSES

I was lounging around and fiddling with the remote control trying to entertain myself. As I flicked through the channels and still didn’t see anything worth my while, my older son walked in. I was relieved to have some good company at last. I looked up at him and noticed that he was looking at […]

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NOT CHOOSING IS A CHOICE

I try very hard to walk my talk. But there always seemed to be a stumbling block in my attempt to be a submissive wife. I found it almost choking especially since I already considered myself a very mild person. I knew I was either putting the wrong foot forward or I didn’t really understand […]

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