Goodbye Dearest Friend

I re-read this post from one of my favorite bloggers. It’s a beautiful post.

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Yesterday I woke up to different world.
That happens every day, but some days,
some days the changes are horrible.
My best friend of almost 30 years passed away two nights ago.
Rose was sweet, funny, kind, brave, beautiful,
stubborn, strong, talented,
just a wonderful person.
She was always cool, not just cool,
but never judging or cruel.

scan0009Here are some pictures of Rose (in the pink she’s dressed for Halloween giving me the what, more pictures look – as much as Rose loved taking pictures she didn’t like having them taken of her; I feel the same).
The others are of her and I in photo booths (remember those, the original selfies). We were young and always did the same pose, I’m in the front, trying to look sophisticated and she’s trying to hide from the camera…I think, who knows, it was a long time ago.

scan0002 Images courtesy: D…

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#MusicMonday: Sometimes You Just Can’t Fight It

I am so glad to be back in action. There’s so much good work to read and discover!

Stereotypically Able

Music has always been a huge part of my life. I mean, I wouldn’t live in the entertainment capital of the world if it wasn’t, so I’m going to start doing something new every Monday.  I am going to share a song or music video that I love at that moment. So without further ado. I introduce to you Rayvon Owen and his music video for his new single “Can’t Fight It.” (see below for video).

Rayvon has come a long way since his stint on American Idol (where he was in the top 5), musically and personally.  You see, not only did he release his music video today, he also used that platform to say that he identifies as a gay man.  In the song he sings about how there are those moments where you just cannot fight the feelings that you have for people and that is where learning…

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Internet Safety for Survivors with DID / MPD

Discussing Dissociation

Hi Everyone,

I am busily working on some new posts in response to the excellent comments made by the readers here.  You have been asking good questions and making thought-provoking points.  I’m looking forward to responding to as many of these comments as I can.  Thank you for your active participation – it is really exciting to see so many folks showing up around here already!!!

In the meantime, since all of you are frequently online, and clearly many of you are dissociative trauma survivors, I want to encourage you to read some very well written articles about internet safety and internet predators:

  • Internet Predators: They Really Are Everywhere
  • Internet Predators: One Way They Work
  • Internet Predators and Child Alters: 10 Ideas to Keep Them Safe

These excellent articles are all available on Rocking Complacency, http://rockingcomplacency.wordpress.com.   For that matter, this entire blog is good.  If you are up to…

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