Survival of the Fittest: Hide Your Weaknesses

I was 12 when my dad announced that he was retiring. He had made a bunch of money on a big real estate deal and decided he was taking the money and moving 1400 miles away to St. Petersburg, Florida. “You can call me whenever you want” he said as he handed me his business […]

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Why does daddy need a Prostitute?

“I want to live with daddy” I whined as I tearfully moped around the house for the first few months after my parents split. I walked room to room crying, following my mother as she picked up laundry, throwing myself on the bed she was trying to make. “Your father doesn’t want you!” she finally snapped […]

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How to be a good secret-keeper

I’ve always been an expert secret-keeper. I learned to keep secrets at a very young age. It was a family tradition. We were born and bred into it. The first time I remember being tested on my secret keeping abilities was when I was seven years old. At that time, we were living in a […]

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