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Something to Think About wtss1-009

Something to Think About wtss1-009

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:30 — 5.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSS | MoreCommentary by Demian Yumei on letting another decide whether or not a relationship continues in a covert abusive context. Written and narrated by Demian Yumei of KeepingtheDream.com. There are many […]

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Bk1 Ch5: Perspective wtss1-008

Bk1 Ch5: Perspective wtss1-008

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:15 — 16.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSS | MoreEpisode 8; Chapter 5, Bk 1 Covert Abuse and the Art of Discernment from the Where There’s Smoke Series. Written and narrated by Demian Yumei of KeepingtheDream.com Perspectives of Demian […]

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WTS Series Announcement wtss1-007

WTS Series Announcement wtss1-007

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:37 — 5.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Email | RSS | MoreWell, hello! So after a rather long totally unplanned hiatus I’m back! The end of last year going into this one has been a whirlwind of activity — a new job, a serendipitous opportunity to move […]

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Day 1: Thank you, Mrs. Douglas

Written by on January 9, 2018 in Writing Process with 0 Comments
Day 1: Thank you, Mrs. Douglas

Day 1 from Gabriela’s Book Club diyMFA.  When did I become a writer? Happy the Sad Dog of Dogtown — don’t remember what spurred me to write that story, my first attempt at a chapter book. I just remember the joy of writing it as I labored over the steel keys that stuck out from […]

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A New Home, A New Life

Written by on January 8, 2018 in KTD: The Healing Journey with 0 Comments
A New Home, A New Life

On November 1st, 2017, my world made a dramatic turn into a whole new direction. I had already gone back to work a couple weeks earlier, not very happy about it, but a necessity. My first night at work alone, I received a text from a friend who informed me the apartment in her home […]

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Bk1 Ch4: Fire Behind the Smoke wtss1-006

Bk1 Ch4: Fire Behind the Smoke wtss1-006

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:40 — 22.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSS | MoreAn overview of some characteristics of covert abuse — its inherent violence, stages it may go through in a relationship, the major role it plays in  defining any relationship regardless […]

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A Promise

Written by on October 17, 2017 in Book 1: Commentary with 0 Comments
A Promise

Creating this podcast, I find myself thinking more about the different ways covert abuse can manifest and how often we can’t see its overall presence, because we’re too busy reeling from a specific attack and trying to regain our balance. When a person attacks you with insults and threats and then acts as if you’re […]

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New Discoveries

Written by on October 16, 2017 in Book 1: Commentary with 0 Comments
New Discoveries

The experience of writing and recording the episodes for my first podcast has been an enriching and eye-opening experience. For one, I discovered a new way of writing that I really, really love. Words that work on the page suddenly become awkward when you try to speak them and new ones that better spring onto […]

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