Rising After the Darkness – The Secret of Thoughts

Having experienced verbal, sexual, emotional, and physical abuse, I often get lost in a pattern of negative thoughts and despair. One thing leads to another and I forget that I get to choose. I can’t cope with life. I start having nightmares about my X. I go into survival mode and everything seems hard. Sometimes … More Rising After the Darkness – The Secret of Thoughts

Domestic Violence – Intimate Partner Violence – Raising Awareness

Over 20 years ago as my X started belittling me and yelling at me on a regular basis I did not realize what was happening. The abuse didn’t happen over night. There were gradual changes in his behavior. He slowing began controlling everything and blaming the outcome on me. I began to believe I was … More Domestic Violence – Intimate Partner Violence – Raising Awareness