Those who have experience abuse in any form need to reclaim their power. We don’t have to be victims. A victim is defined as a person who suffers from a destructive or injurious action or agency: a person who is deceived or cheated, as by his or her own emotions or ignorance, by the dishonesty … More No More Victims! We Need Warriors!
Daily around the world the headlines are filled with stories about domestic violence. The victims as well as their abusers are men and women of every age, race, religion and culture. No one is exempt from the effect domestic violence has on society. Way to many victims don’t get help and end up losing their … More Bring Awareness – One Death Is Too Many
Warning: Post contains images of a model depicting injuries caused by physical assault. They triggered anxiety for me, but I feel it is important to share. What do you picture when you think about abuse? For me I picture my X dragging me into our bedroom and raping me. Him yelling and degrading me in … More Abuse – What Do You Picture?
I have lived in fear for as long as I can remember. Fear of reading in front of people, of being made fun of, fear of not fitting in, of not being loved, etc. For the last 16 – 17 years fear of X finding me, finding out I have children, not being able to … More Living through the Fear
With each blog I write, I want to start off by acknowledging that everyone has his or her own journey. Our experience may be similar but they are each unique. Even though many people could have been at the same event each person experiences and remembers those events through our own eyes and will recall … More Just Kidding – It Doesn’t Take It Away
Abuse shows up in many forms Emotional, Verbal, Psychological, Sexual, Physical, Neglect, Family Violence and/or Domestic/Spousal Violence. It doesn’t matter what age the abuse took place or who the abuser was it leaves scars. The abuser is usually someone close to the abused and are generally in a position of trust. The abused are left … More Opening a Dialog About Abuse