Category Archives: BENT BUT NOT BROKEN

The Art of Manipulation: Gas Lighting and Domestic Violence

The late comedian Richard Pryor once joked about his wife walking in on him having sex with another woman and his attempt to convince her that she was not seeing the situation accurately: “Who are you going to believe”, he asked hoping to confuse her, “me — or your lying eyes?”   While it was just a […]

Love, Divorce, and Restoration

The happiest time of anyone’s life is just after the first divorce. – John Kenneth Galbraith It’s a funny quote when you think about it, and while it’s safe to say that no one wants to really experience divorce a lot of people seem to be exceptionally happy afterwards. Maybe its because some marriages are […]

“Plot Twist” By Erie Catiz

In real life “plot twists” don’t always feel good. Maybe it’s because in general human beings view plot twist as unexpected changes that are bit scary since we can’t prepare for them in advance. If you have ever said the words: “I hate surprises” then you know exactly what I am talking about because a […]