Addiction

Looped Like a Cassette Tape

When the majority of couples say I do, their intentions are to stick together for better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health. Divorce is the last thing on their minds when they seal their vows with a kiss. But,… Continue reading

Chasing My Dr. House

cara harperThe phone call regarding her dad being transported to the hospital with chest pains happened a few hours after the headache that started Cara* down a path she’s still on today – 8 years later. Thankfully, her dad recovered from his mild heart attack. Cara,… Continue reading

An Orphan Heart

 

Maureen while in the gang

Maureen while in the gang

Studies are replete linking gang involvement with children from dysfunctional families. Gangs prey on individuals who lack self-esteem, strong father figures, and family closeness.

Looking back, Maureen* agrees she fit the profile to a T.  “I had… Continue reading

Redeeming Love

Redeeming_Love song

Photo credit: ropaxman.com

 

As Twyla* shares her story with me, I cannot help but think back to Rivers’s book. It should have been no surprise when at the end of the interview, I asked if any books had impacted her during her journey of… Continue reading

When You Know Better, You Do Better

maya angelou quoteLinda’s* first DUI at age 36 should have been a wake up call. But it wasn’t. At that time, she had no thoughts of admitting to having an addiction to alcohol. Her job as a marketing director for a chain of restaurants with full bars… Continue reading

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Melony Brown I have had numerous opportunities to hear stories about women who have faced life's tough challenges. My writing reflects the lessons I’ve learned from these amazing women.


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