I didn’t expect it to be so hard to focus on one single issue at a time. They just flow from one to the next because they are all connected. They usually end up in a messy heap somewhere in my head hidden away under the many things that occupy our daily lives.
Maybe writing this way will help anchor these thoughts long enough to process them. Maybe it can help you to know that you are not alone in your struggles.
I want to talk about fear, trust, Trump, narcissism, gaslighting, abuse whichever the form, parenting when you’re not ok, guilt… oooh the guilt… it deserves a capital G.
Where do I start?
It seems impossible to start at the beginning, there are 40 years’ worth of things to talk about it… so let’s just pick a subject. One that’s there often for the moment.