Neurotic Owl

flying through clouds of uncertainty on wings of existential dread

Tag Archives: abuse

Trigger warning?

So usually this is where, if you haven’t read the book, I say to do so, but there’s a caveat this time.  Robin McKinley’s Deerskin is an amazing and wonderful … Continue reading

August 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Why was six afraid of seven? Because Seven assimilated EVERYBODY.

I’m pretty sure that’s not how that joke works. My friends who’ve seen me lately have already heard this, so sorry, friends.  You can probably skip the boring words part. … Continue reading

June 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

In which I give you a case of the Friday sads. Sorry.

I wasn’t going to end the week on a rant, but there’s this incurably smug bitch who shall remain nameless who was talking about mistakes other people have made in … Continue reading

June 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tarot some more : Swords 7 & 8

One per customer?  Meh. If the whole teeter-totter thing hadn’t already been the perfect metaphor for living with an abuser, this would be — any direction you go, you’ll probably … Continue reading

April 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sometimes I think ‘walking on eggshells’ isn’t clear enough to everybody.

Because if you’ve never lived in a situation where you had to constantly be monitoring another person, making sure you weren’t sitting in the wrong spot, or walking around too … Continue reading

February 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Today will not be funny or cheerful. Sorry.

So there’s a thing I haven’t talked about here yet, but this new character means that I sort of need to address it.  As with all of the other intensely … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · 4 Comments