Posts by Charlene Alofs

Charlene is the author of her memoir My Other Left: A Wicked Pissah Memoir on Finding Your Way. When she isn’t writing, you can find her on the pickleball court or traveling to the mountains every chance she gets. She dreams of one day living simply and off the grid, far removed from the south Florida humidity and her frizzy bad hair days. You can find her at http://charalofs.com and Facebook and Instagram.

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How I Found My Worth in Spite of My Father’s Abandonment

“Because if I myself saw my worth, I wouldn’t base my worthiness on someone else’s seeing it.” ~Unknown

I can’t be sure which title I would have preferred. Daddy, Poppa, Pa, Dad. Aren’t these the endearing titles one earns when …