Outing Myself – Admitting I Live With Domestic Violence

Outing Myself My therapist asked me why I use those words. It seems the best way to describe myself. In the LGBTQ community, you hear people talk about outing themselves. Or perhaps coming out of the closet. By doing so they may open themselves about to rejection, judgment, and betrayal. When I speak of outing… Continue reading Outing Myself – Admitting I Live With Domestic Violence

The Curse of Domestic Violence

Monday morning and I’m getting ready for an interview for an internship. It’s for a volunteer role in an allied field. Now as I print off my resume and read the volunteer description I’m nervous. I don’t speak fluent¬†Spanish. California Spanish yes, native speaker no. The description says a plus to have in one section… Continue reading The Curse of Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence and the Job Candidate

Domestic Violence Job Candidate After a year of solid job search, I continue to be unemployed. However, this is not different than the¬†previous three years where I kept an eye out for potential jobs. It is disheartening after each no thanks, it’s a reminder I am stuck. There is an irony to the latest no… Continue reading Domestic Violence and the Job Candidate