Personal Essay

Recovering from Childhood Wounds

Many have tried drugs, money, sex, or even moving to remote areas in order to escape the painful memories of their childhood. Maybe some think “if I don’t come home for Thanksgiving then I will forget that my daddy abused me – physically, emotionally, or sexually. Maybe if I don’t go to the high school […]


Longing for Daddy

As children slowly age into adulthood, they depend on their parents to teach them fundamental things as they journey to discover who they are. They turn to their moms and dads to be given lessons on trust, integrity, love, morality, and even relationships, so the absence of daddy can have a detrimental impact on children. […]