Walking The Black Dog

Walking The Black Dog

Some of you may have heard of depression referred to as “The Black Dog”, and I find this an interesting nickname, as I have always thought of emotions as being rather like untrained pets. Sure you can ignore them, lock them away, or even let them run riot, but they will tend to make a lot of noise, chew things up that you’d rather not lose, and pee on the carpet at the most inopportune moments.

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Welcome to Through Coloured Shattered Glass – a blog about parenting differently, ASD, twins, psychology and life in general.

Hi, I’m Jennie, and this is my life and my blog.

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