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Walking Through the Darkness At the End of the Tunnel

I learn so much from my baby tortoise, Malti! For instance, she likes to approach problem-solving (such as how to fit herself inside a cozy corner of my duvet cover) by backing into them, like I do.

I still remember the moment. I was in my early 30's. I had made some terrific progress recovering from anorexia and bulimia.

I had also released my first album of original songs and was starting to perform...
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Sexy, Jealous Narcissistic Moms (Pt 2 of 2)

As I wrote in Part 1 Sexy, Competitive Narcissistic Moms, "Narcissistic mothers don't allow their daughters to become women in their own right." That includes fertility.

Family Way?


Unfortunately, Jennifer Turpin isn't the only one whose twenties were spent in starvation and filth. At least three other of the recently rescued Turpins are women in their twenties. What if they want to have families one day? Will they be able to? While their super-fertile mother, who gave birth to prisoner after prisoner, was...
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Sexy, Competitive Narcissistic Moms (Pt 1 of 2)

"In this image-conscious age, it is a bittersweet moment for many mothers to confront the fact that their daughter's beauty eclipses her own," writes Katerine Knight for the DailyMail. "It is a rite of passage that most women, while far from thrilled, are pragmatic enough to accept as a part of life. But not 50-year-old Janet." The article goes on to tell about Janet (50) who spent $58,000 on plastic surgery to look exactly like her daughter, Jane (28) rationalizing that...
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