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The Ghost of Abandonment Past

My Ghost of Abandonment Past shows up somehow in all of my relationships. Due to my old abandonment issues, my wound still exists and manifests itself in many different ways. If I feel insecure in a relationship, I may do one of these many things....

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Golden Girls For Being My Friends

Sadly, this week’s edition of Bad Poetry is about judgment. A topic we all know too well. Being judged for the way you look is part of life in the western world. The next generation of children won’t know any other way, and it seems to...

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Thanks Mike Pence

Stigma, LGBT Rights, Depression, and Female Rights. We’ve got many things covered in this week’s edition of Bad Poetry. It’s 2018 and there are still old white men that think you can be turned un-gay and want to send you to a...

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Finding Your Voice Of Courage

It’s our honor to present the first ever Reframe of Reference contest winner to you. At the same time, something you may have noticed is that our winner has chosen to stay Anonymous by using the pen name S.S. Weems,  due to the sensitivity of...

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Hello From The Otter Side

This weeks version of ‘In an Alternate Universe There’s a Happy Version of Me Somewhere’ comes the story of me, Laurel Leaside. If you’ve known me for a long time, you’d know that I love the wonders of the water and...

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The Demon of Anxiety Brought On By Excessive Sweat

This particular asshole of a demon is part of my daily life. Rarely does a day go by, where I have anxiety due to my excessive sweat, which then causes more anxiety and then massive embarrassment. I live in a humid city during the summer, and the...

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Belt it Out

This weeks version of ‘In an Alternate Universe There’s a Happy Version of Me Somewhere’ comes the story about one of our community users (David H.) and the fear of artistic expression. It’s a story about repression and...

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We All Die Someday

Death, the final frontier. To boldly go where all of the dinosaurs have gone before. Unless you consider crocodiles to be dinosaurs of sorts, then we’ll just say most of the dinosaurs. But like our reptilian predecessors, all of us humans...

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Everyone’s Going To Think I’m Stupid

Do you battle ADHD? Have you ever had all these amazing plans, then told everyone about them, so there were all these enormous expectations, and then nothing about your plans were ever accomplished because you got in your own way? And then felt...

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Ode To Anorexia

I haven’t been around Massive Phobia for awhile because I’ve been so busy with school and volleyball, and volleyball is life, so sometimes things fall by the wayside based on my religious priorities. Squad being my religion of choice of...

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The Ghost Of Cocaine Past

At first, I wasn’t too thrilled about writing this article today because I’m a Sleazy Advertising Executive that likes to sell things on this site and the last thing I want to do is share my feelings. But my employers told me that if I...

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You Chose the Bottle

This is two very hard topics rolled into one, so for anyone out there dealing with addiction and grief, I dug deep to share it for you. But aside from my selfless sharing;) it was actually great (free) therapy for me. A good reminder of the power...

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