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Life Moves On Slowly

Tick tock time goes by. Pain eases. Bruises heal. Memories fade. Children grow up. We learn to love again. We learn to trust again. We learn to live. We learn to breathe. We start walking with our heads held high, … Continue reading

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The Aftermath

We met them on the street. We met them at their doors. The No voters. Not just any No voter, no, these were the ones who tried to convince you that voting Yes was wrong. You’d listen politely, and engage … Continue reading

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Pretending to be happy is a struggle.

A glance back in time My struggle is real today. Getting out of bed and getting dressed was the easy part, it always is. Getting the kids out of bed was easy too. Making breakfast every morning is nothing but … Continue reading

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Suicide Always Leaves A Mark

Grief is a funny sort of thing isn’t it? Days, weeks, months can go by without a thought for those who have passed on, died, gone before us, whatever you like to call it, until the yearly ‘anniversary’ comes around. … Continue reading

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Taking Back Control of My Life.

A day in the life lived once upon a time…. Where do I turn to now? My family? no. My friends? no. Womens Aid? no. The Gardai? definitely not. The Courts? a complete waste of time. Who is left? me, … Continue reading

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Waking up heartbroken, again.

My so-called alarm has just let a giggle out of him in the bedroom next door. Now his bigger brother has joined in. So much for the ‘lie-in’ I was promised the other day. By the sounds of the snoring … Continue reading

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My Sons Earliest Memory

His earliest memory from his childhood turns out to be about me and his Dad. He said it feels like it was just a dream, that it didn’t happen. But it did. He was nearly 4 years old. It was … Continue reading

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