I Think I’m Dead

A liberating thought from someone who has escaped the clutches of a dangerous parent

Photo by Jene Yeo on Unsplash

I think my sociopathic mother has convinced herself (and likely others) that I’m dead. Here’s why I think so.

When my father died about five years ago, she threw a monster blow-out of a pity party. She called clergy, friends and neighbors, cousins and uncles. Through them, she begged me to come home where I belong! “She…



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AJ Wood

AJ Wood


Good work! You’ve found my personal journal. I tell the truth here, and I find the process incredibly healing. You might too. So go ahead. Take a peek.