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I’m a Special Needs Dad, guilty of losing hope

I haven’t written a truly heartfelt piece in a very long time. Writing has been such an intrical part of my life for so long now but I feel like I’ve lost my voice. Writing has lost its meaning and I’ve lost my passion for it. I’m working to rebuild that part of my life …

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Does this make me the monster I feel like I am?

I’m going to cut to the chase. Putting things bluntly, Gavin is driving me absolutely crazy and I’m not as patient with him as I should be or as much as he deserves. He’s constantly asking me the same questions and sharing outload, every thought that pops into his head. It’s exhausting, frustrating and overwhelming. …

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A MASSIVE and IMPORTANT Update for the last couple of days

Hey folks. It’s been a couple days since I’ve written anything other than an update on my tumultuous relationship with Paxil and there’s a good reason for that. That good reason is, I’m fucking miserable. I’m anxious, stressed, emotional, not sleeping, nauseated and freaking out. None of this is really new information because it’s the …

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#Autism Parenting Confessions: Does anyone else ever feel like giving up but won’t?

This is by far, one of the worst mornings we’ve had in a very, very long time. Emmett was in full meltdown mode over his clothes. Emmett’s only been able to wear this one pair of pants for the last two school years. Unfortunately, the knees are blown out and are beyond repair. I’ve stitched …

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