The Musings of Bek Curtis

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Death Can Be Touched

Posted by on Apr 11, 2017 in Musings | 0 comments

Death Can Be Touched

**Trigger Warning: This post contains references to death/suicide, and may be distressing or triggering for some readers. Please exercise wisdom and self-care before choosing to proceed.

Death was always an abstract-ish concept that was far removed and mostly hidden from me as a child. I suspect growing up in the church and being told that I would have “eternal life and never die” added to this abstract confusion. I grasp the concept now, but you can see how this may be a tricky notion for a small child to get their head around. I deem it, therefore, not overly helpful in my formative years. 
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Welcome To Self Hatred Week

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in Musings | 2 comments

Welcome To Self Hatred Week

Just a quick introduction before y’all lovingly spam my inbox with concern (for which I am grateful, truly), please remember; writing is my therapy.

 

Therapy, for the most part, isn’t a pretty, neat nor tidy package.

It can often be ugly, raw, messy.

This is what this piece of writing is. And for this I make no apologies, not this time, I’m sick of apologising for how I feel. I’m sick of disclaimers (which ironically in its essence is what this is) for how I feel. Just know that this piece of writing reflects where I’m at this week, this singular week. It is not my perennial state.

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