Where I've BeenI've been off dA nearly entirely for just over a year now. It's nothing personal, dA. I've been really busy with real life. So here's what's been going on:Where I've Been in Personal More Like This
After a life-changing conflict with my former partner and less significant but also really sleazy experience with another couple of studios, I decided to take a sabbatical from photography in general. My experiences left me highly sensitive to improprieties and extremely stressed out, so I needed a break.
During my time away I spent a lot of time in counseling and was able to face for the first time that I was myself the victim of sexual abuse from the time I was fifteen to the time I was eighteen, and I was able to start to heal the problems that caused in my thought patterns and in my life.
Leaving photography meant I needed a new source of income, so I went into teaching. Right now I work with students from five to twenty-five, teaching core subjects and music, and I'm having a fantastic time. I don't think I'll stick with teachi