The thing about apologies from past abusers is that they are usually for the abuser. The abuser went to therapy and realized they did something wrong, the abuser feels bad and reaches out to the person they victimized. What in that scenario is about the victim? What if the victim doesn’t desire an apology and contact… Read more
My new doctor got snippy when I advocated for myself just last week. I wrote a few excoriating complaint emails about her and found a new doctor practice in a whole new system. This story, and so many others, just underscores the fact that since we can’t just show up, request assistance and get it, we’ve gotta appoint… Read more
Why is it confusing that different people will have different sleep preferences?
My parents solved this one ages ago. Two full sized beds sitting parallel and separated by a nightstand in the master bedroom. One is extremely firm or near concrete as my mother puts it for my stepfather. The other is softer with lots of extra pillows for my mother.
It’s been working for them for... 30+ years.