Chrissie Marie Massey
Chrissie has spent the last 20 years writing online for several major news outlets. When not writing, you’ll find her watching a Lifetime movie, wearing her favorite PJs with a frozen soda in hand.
- Top Story - August 2022
Joel & Victoria Osteen Share Their ‘Strange’ Secret For Marriage Success
When I was 17, I spent some time with my uncle. He lived in Victoria, Texas. He was the associate pastor of a church, Faith Christian Church. The head pastor was Jim Graff. His wife was Joel Osteen’s sister, Tamara.
Is It Bad I Still Don’t Know What I Want To Be When I Grow Up?
As I approach the young age of 50, I am reminded I haven’t accomplished half of the things I wanted to. Twenty years ago, I thought I’d have several novels written, and a slew of blogs under my belt. But I don’t. Instead, I am a 46-year-old blogger who barely makes $200 a month writing on Medium and Vocal Media.
Freckled-Face Killer Eric Smith Paroled: Does He Deserve A Second Chance?
Eric Smith did the unthinkable. His crime’s details were hard for any of the public to hear, but what made it more shocking was his young age and the sheer brutality of the murder. At the young age of 13 and so full of rage and the need to hurt another person, murdered a sweet 4-year-old child on August 2, 1993.
The Abuse Stops Now— How I Refused To Allow My EX To Verbally Abuse Me
My ex-husband and I do not get along. And even that sentence seems like such an understatement of the issues between us. I have tried to make peace and get along, but it never lasts long.
Brian Laundrie's Notebook Included Gabby Petito Murder Confession— Families Battle In Court
A Florida judge denied a motion to dismiss the civil lawsuit filed by Gabby Petito’s family against Brian Laundrie’s family, People reports. The case will go to trial, something that Roberta and Christopher Laundrie wanted to avoid.
Number Of Adults Who Identify As LGBTQ Doubled In The Past Decade
The percentage of the American adults who self-identify as LGBTQ or something other than a heterosexual has increased to a new high of just over 7%, Gallup reported. The percentage was 3.5% in 2012.
5 Things I Wished I Knew At 15 — Open Letter To Myself
I remember being 15 very well. I thought I had the world figured out, but I knew nothing. I was wet behind the ears, so full of life, but wasted my years on people and things that don’t matter in the grand scheme of things.
- Top Story - February 2022
Grief Is A Complicated Lifelong JourneyTop Story - February 2022
Death is just a fact of life. It is an awful thing to go through, and no matter how much time goes by, you still will feel a measurable sense of loss. It doesn't matter if your loved one died yesterday or 40 years ago, you will still miss them. For many, they never can move forward.
My Narcissistic Mother Taught Me To Love
I know this is an idea many will think is absurd, but my narcissistic mother taught me to love, despite her hatred for everyone in her life. Growing up, all I wanted was for her to love me, but it never happened. I tried everything to get her to love me for 44 years. Then one day, I decided it would never happen, so I blocked her out of my life.
- Top Story - February 2022
My Mom Came Out To Me At 15 — Having A Gay Mother Taught Me AcceptanceTop Story - February 2022
My mother and I have a very complicated relationship. I have many problems with her, but they have nothing to do with her sexuality. That being said, when I learned she was a lesbian, it was hard for me to accept.