Sure. Stay home and stay safe. But do you know that domestic violence is on the rise as couples shelter in place? In fact, since the arrival of COVID-19, family violence has increased [ Read More ] about Are the Walls Closing in While You Stay at Home?
My mother and me in Switzerland the Fall of 2017 - before her stroke March 21, 2020 I felt devastated yesterday. The night before, the governor of California had ordered the entire state to Stay [ Read More ] about Is My Mother Safer Now?
This photo makes me feel sad. And yet, I realize we MUST do this now. We must ALL engage in "Social Distancing" in order to #FlattenTheCurve and save lives. Even so, it's still hard for me to [ Read More ] about “Social Distancing” in this Time of the Global Pandemic
We forgot to breathe and now the virus threatens our lungs. We forgot to connect with each other and now the virus prevents us from touching. We forgot to be grateful and now we can only [ Read More ] about Remembering What We Forgot as We Face the Global Pandemic
The sexual assault allegations that catapulted the hashtag #MeToo into a viral phenomenon reshaped our collective consciousness around consent; and yet our culture and our laws are still [ Read More ] about Why Rape Survivors Don’t Do What We Think They “Should” Do
When I finally sobered up and extricated myself from an abusive relationship, I knew I needed help. That same year Melody Beattie published her book, Codependent No More: How to Stop [ Read More ] about Breaking Free of Codependency