Category Archives: Parenting Out Of Trauma (Adult)

How My Abusive Father Helped Me Understand Trump Supporters [The Establishment]

How My Abusive Father Helped Me Understand Trump Supporters [The Establishment]

“I was raised by a man like Trump, albeit without the money and political power. I understand what it is like to seek the love of an abusive father-like figure. And make no mistake—Trump is an abusive father-like figure. My father swept into our lives when I was four years old. Near my mother’s recentContinue Reading

Ode to Mr. Wilson

Ode to Mr. Wilson

Mr. Wilson was my eighth grade home-room teacher.  He looked and, in my imagination, acted like the Greatest American Hero, minus the awkwardness.  Let’s be real, 1982 real — he was kind of rad.  It’s possible that I was swayed by the fact that he took those of us who got straight A’s out to Farrell’s (I thinkContinue Reading

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