Runaway Train (Part 3)

Having had my fill of the streets, I come up with the dumbest idea in the history of dumb ideas to eventually get stable… a grown up boyfriend

Runaway Train (Part 2)

I ended up staying with a random stranger for a couple of nights under the premise that I’d be flying to California to live with my stepdad. After he rejected me, I kept up the lie cause I didn’t want the woman or her family to get in trouble for “custodial interference”

Two Months (Part Two)

Excerpt Chapter 8:
Age 13. The Anxiety and hyper-emotionality side effects of Depakote proved to be a poor combination for living with a narcissistic foster mother

Aaron Paul, Kristen Bell, Sarah Paulson & Others Show the Limitations In Celebrity Activism in the Problematic “I Take Responsibility” PSA

In the latest example of tone-deaf celeb activism, several celebs including Julianne Moore, Sara Paulson, and Kristen Bell took part in an NAACP-backed anti-racism

LeVar Burton, Crissy Teigen, Ice T, & More Lend Their Voices to the Nationwide Protests

My heart is broken. I take comfort in knowing I am not alone. Here are some celeb reactions to everything going on (language warning)

Melissa Etheridge Loses Son to Opioid Addiction

Originally posted to Psych Central 5/14/2020 by Quay Bowen. In a heart-wrenching tweet, Melissa Etheridge announced that her 21-year-old son, Beckett Cypher, succumbed to opioid addiction.

Sex Trafficking In Foster Care (Part 2)

Continuation of the discussion of sex trafficking in foster care. In this part i discuss what happens when fancy businessmen sell girls big dreams

No Pity for the Addict

Originally Posted August 2015 for Culture 73 Magazine.
The wealthy and famous…they make mistakes. The poor, well, well they’re just junkies who should have known better.