Purple Shirt

The whole Trump tape scandal and the political debate on Sunday really got to me this past weekend. I know it is because I have had so many experiences with men like that, men who thought they were entitled to touch or use my body without my consent. It’s been so prevalent in my life. And…

Weekend Phone Call

These days I do two things: I go to work, and I feel bad about myself. Those two things pretty much fill my days. The work is interesting, but the depression is boring. It’s also urgent, urgent in the sense that it doesn’t allow space for anything else. It sends my thoughts in repetitive, painful…

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Messages to A Secret

Last week I wrote about telling E. that I probably need to talk to her about something else but can’t bring myself to do it. She suggested that I write it down, put it in an envelope, and bring it to session, so it could become used to being in her office. So during the…