Archive for November 2012

50 Shades of Sanctioned Domestic Violence – A Society in Trouble

Every time I tell my story, I risk extreme judgement from people who try to wrap their minds around the ridiculousness.  While I have received an overwhelming amount of support from friends, family, and even complete strangers, there is still too often the person who needs to “explain” what about ME put me in this…

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Hijacking the Discourse

When Prince was a couple of months old, I took him to the beach for the first time.  My dramatic exit from Luc’s house had just happened a little over a month earlier and I was still in a bit of shock.  I went from being engaged to a man I “thought” I loved (I…

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I am – Prince’s Mama

Since the beginning of this nightmare, I have heard a lot about bravery and strength.  I have thought a lot about what these two words really mean to me.  A lot of people have been wondering how it is that I am able to keep talking about this and why I haven’t just walked away…

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15.5 Months – A Mother’s Attempt To Protect Her Son

On July 17, 2011, two weeks after my son was born, I took my newborn baby boy and the clothing on our backs and we fled Luc’s house.  I left terrified of what would happen to us if we stayed.  After learning about all of the horrifying things that happened around Luc (that he has…

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The Men and Women Standing with me

I have spent a lot of time talking about all of the people who didn’t fight for Prince.  I would like to take the time to tell you a story about some people who DID stand with me in an attempt to save my little boy.  These people should be named and I believe that…

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Scared and Scorned – but not Stupid

Someone asked me yesterday whether or not I worried about what people would think of me once my story goes public.  She asked if I was worried that people would write me off as a scorned woman who was hell bent on blaming Lucifer or that people would think there was something wrong with me…

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The “Cover Up” Rumor Mill in MOCO

It has come to my attention that the Montgomery County, MD courts are buzzing with rumors about the circumstances surrounding my son’s death.  I have heard from two separate sources that these “rumors” could have been started (and perpetuated) some attorneys in the neighborhood who might be worried about their reputations.  While I can understand…

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Being Thankful In The Midst Of Darkness

My son has been gone for exactly one month this week.  Most American families will spend this week celebrating all of the things for which they are thankful.   They will eat until they pass out and will spend time with the ones they love.  I will spend the holiday trying to pretend it isn’t…

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My Prince – A Ray of Light and Hope

Prince was a ray of light and hope that  shined through the dark cloud that has been hanging over my life since I met Luc.  He was also very special to my entire family.  This became very clear in how my six year old nephew has dealt with Prince’s death.  My nephew, like Prince, has always…

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Spicy Cucumber Margarita

I met up with a good friend of mine last night.  It was another moment when I had forgotten that not everyone knows Prince passed away.  As I began talking to him as if he knew, I slowly watched shock and horror come over his face.  It’s times like these when I am able to…

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