Protected: Teenaged drama

So… Tina and AJ are “taking a break” for a month or so. Step 1: Not sur­prised. Step 2: She’s gone straight back out the door to make friends with the girl she stopped talking to when she started going out with AJ (geez, that sounds familiar… straight...

Protected: Back to the maelstrom

So, we went to Harbin and had a lovely two days, came back and almost instantly hit crazi­ness. Doug’s other lover called: her ex-husband has con­fessed to soli­citing sex from his 13-year-old niece and is in jail. He will be sen­tenced to some­where between...

Protected: Where we’re up to

This is, of course, an extremely con­fid­en­tial matter. If you ever meet Tina, please don’t let her know you know this stuff. There’s a reason why minors’ names are not pub­lished in art­icles like this. Last night, Tina, Doug and I were talking about...

Protected: Overwhelmed

There’s just so much going on right now it’s really crazy. I’m still dealing with the rejec­tion I feel from Tina not wanting me to come to Vir­ginia and the increas­ingly offensive exchanges with my “friend“ hyper­people  (the latest simply reads “time’s...

Protected: Unpopularity

In par­enting class today, I spoke about how I was feeling rejected by Tina choosing not to have me go to Vir­ginia with them. Various people came up with lots of really useful thoughts, including that she needs Doug and Andrew’s atten­tion totally on...