To the Broken

Poetry is written and owned by Warrior. For permission to use email beyond.warrior.ut@gmail.com for permission to use) Trigger Warning: Triggers are different for everyone. You never know when they are going to show up. I am sharing in hopes of helping others. If you need immediate assistance call National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255. For a … More To the Broken

Loving Self

I am discovering that the root of most of my feelings of sadness and fear come from not loving my self. I grew up hating my body, hating my mind, and feeling less than everyone around me. I was bigger then my older sister and bullied because of my size, so I believed there must … More Loving Self

Beyond Grateful!

I love November and focusing on what I am grateful for. I never thought I would say this since being grateful when in an anxious or depress state is not always easy. I am grateful for my trails. As I have overcome my trails I have gained strength, healing, knowledge, and gratitude. I am grateful … More Beyond Grateful!

Everything that kills me makes me feel alive!

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and it has been 3 years since I wrote my first blog for Beyond Abuse Essential Healing “Opening a Dialog About Abuse“. I have learned a lot about myself as I have opened up about my life. I am continually growing and discovering. The last several months have been difficult … More Everything that kills me makes me feel alive!

Domestic Violence Healing

Domestic Violence is different for each person who experiences it. It can be emotional/verbal, physical, sexual, or all of the above. Those who have experienced Domestic Violence can be triggered by actions, words, sounds, and smells. My X-Husband started be belittling and controlling me. Other than work, I could not go anywhere without him. He … More Domestic Violence Healing

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

Marriage doesn’t equal ownership or automatic consent

Warning: Post contains sexual content and  information that may trigger some people. I feel it is important to share in hope that it will help others. Many cultures, groups and religions have different beliefs about sex and intimacy before and within marriage. Some don’t discuss it at all. Some believe that sex it is only intended … More Marriage doesn’t equal ownership or automatic consent