Just like Sister Ray says 

Gaslighting is a form of psychological abuse used by narcissists in order to instill in their victim’s an extreme sense of anxiety and confusion to the point where they no longer trust their own memory, perception or judgment. The techniques used in “Gaslighting” by the narcissist are similar to those used in brainwashing, interrogation, and […]

Primordial Mass: 101

There is unity in derision. A certain coalescing of like-minded anti-speaking stand-for-nothing but against a lot kind of folks. The bubbles fall over Lawrence Welk, and yet no one is happy. We live in a bubble now. Most of us know a world that does not exist elsewhere, yet we kavetch and cajole mercilessly, as […]

The right thing to do 

You’re no good baby you’re no good I’m gonna say it again     You haven’t been scared shitless til you’re on the backroads of a sugar plantation wondering how the fuck you’re going to get everyone out alive without someone ending up in jail. We need to leave was my standard. As I’m six foot […]

Sometimes we learn these things too late 

The experience of ongoing trauma in childhood significantly increases the likelihood of developing dissociative disorders in adulthood (International Society for the Study of Dissociation, 2002; Kisiel & Lyons, 2001; Martinez-Taboas & Guillermo, 2000; Nash, Hulsey, Sexton, Harralson & Lambert, 1993; Siegel, 2003; Simeon et al., 2001; Simeon, Guralnik, & Schmeidler, 2001; Spiegel & Cardeña, 1991). […]