The Marionette and Mr. Awkward

My life didn’t fall apart all at once. Rather, as it often happens, there was a gradual slide down: I’d hit what I thought was rock bottom, and then find out that things could always get worse. Everything started when I was sexually harassed at my job, then stalked, then blamed for it by management, who turned on me with the same techniques. I was never in particular physical danger, but the whole thing felt like a Lifetime Movie of the Week. READ MORE