Tag: sexuality

Unchartered Territory

My daughter is on the brink of adolescence, scary new territory for the both of us. She’s trudging through that precarious, almost-but-not-quite-a-teen state of limbo, we’ve all had to struggle through on our way to adulthood. Of course, I want to help guide her through this awkward phase and see her come out the other side a strong, self-assured young woman.

So on days when she’s more defiant than usual and has me at my wit’s end.

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Objects In The Rearview

The journey I have taken to get where I am now hasn’t been the most direct. There have been twists, turns, side tracks and detours. It has taken time to be able to look in the mirror and feel at ease with who I am. It hasn’t been easy to undo the damage of growing up in a home where sex was a taboo subject.

I grew up in the same small town I was born,

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