Tag Archives: coping mechanisms

Don’t invite me to your fancy party

I will come but I don’t know how to do fancy Look, I’ll make an effort Mom-in-law gave me this pullover cashmere, elegant and black (It’s just that the cat crept into my closet and half an hour of brushing … Continue reading

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A Game called Fear

My 8-y-old daughter has recently attended a so-called safety training in school, the kind where kids are supposed to learn to say no to unwanted attention, and to identify bullies and manipulative strategies and such. Coach tried to make it … Continue reading

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The Importance of Cuddly Toys

I’m forty-one, but I have a toy donkey. Her name is Harriet. I purchased her for the simple reason that she was irresistibly cute, sitting there on the shelf with those huge eyes and tiny hooves. The kids were completely … Continue reading

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