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A Turn on a Path

A Turn on a Path

Written by on September 29, 2016 in Tea & Conversation with 0 Comments

Last Tuesday my baby granddaughter came into the world. Today my youngest daughter turned 19. One is beginning her life. The other is continuing hers by taking a turn on a path that honors who she is as a person and artist. I hold my grandbaby in my arms and I think of new beginnings. […]

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A Piece of Sky

A Piece of Sky

Written by on September 24, 2016 in Tea & Conversation with 0 Comments

It’s been three years since I made the announcement I was archiving this blog. I closed it to launch my namesake blog as part of a marketing plan. But shifting from focusing on an action — keeping the dream, to focusing on a person — Demian Yumei, didn’t work for me. I thought, at first, […]

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This is Not an Archive Blog

This is Not an Archive Blog

Written by on September 11, 2016 in Tea & Conversation with 0 Comments

*Updated Revision* Not anymore! On June 16, 2013 I archived this blog, Keeping the Dream, to launch my namesake blog, DemianYumei.com. For reasons I will go into later, it didn’t work for me. I’m currently updating this site. I have already imported the articles from my namesake blog here. Posts dated after June 2013 in […]

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Covert Abuse

Updating Recovering from Covert Abuse

Now that this blog is live, I’ll be updating this section of it as I intend it to be quite active. I’m still working on the structure and features of this blog and once I have that to my reasonable liking, I’ll be focusing more of my energies on content. Not only will I post […]

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Shame

Shame

Written by on August 19, 2014 in Covert Abuse with 2 Comments

Shame is a big one for me. Mainly because shame is the biggest impact of abuse. Shame can come sudden by traumatic event or it can creep in young and grow over the years. Whether it’s through physical, sexual or psychological abuse, anything that invalidates and renders you — your dignity as a human being […]

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Making Friends with the Intended Target: Part 2

[Making Friends with the Intended Target: Part 1 here] Sometimes the only reason a covert abuser offers you their friendship is to mess with your head. Their hatred no secret, they suddenly present you with a smiling face, a friendly gesture with no explanation or attempt for resolution — just a total and sudden change […]

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