Tag Archives: abuse.

#MaybeHeDoesntHitYou #MaybeHeDoesntDeserveYou

A powerful campaign has been around for awhile #maybehedoesnthityou.  Women are tweeting how their intimate partner emotionally abuses them and it is making more aware of the dangers behind emotional abuse.  I think it extends far past just men and can … Continue reading

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Silence

They tell us not to hurt anyone’s feelings. Words hurt more than anything. If you have nothing nice to say then say nothing at all. We grow up in this world believing that silence is the way. It’s best to … Continue reading

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Breaking the Silence- The First Act

This piece is a continuation of Breaking the Silence posted a few days ago. As my identity started to slip slowly away, I began to fall more for this man.  I thought he was my world, but how could he … Continue reading

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The Cycle

I keep pedaling, but my wheels are spinning. I go faster and slower, but I go nowhere. My wheels are just spinning and time is standing still.I want to jump off and run as far aways as I can. Running … Continue reading

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Another Day in the Neighborhood

Kids are bustling around and playing outside in the fall leaves. So many happy faces. So many innocent faces. I look at my child and see that big grin and my world stops for a moment. I wish I could … Continue reading

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Heartbroken

I feel heartbroken.  Giving up a life I never imagined, but watching a child go through the very life I gave up to protect that child. I feel guilty.  I feel as though I am a horrible mother.  How could … Continue reading

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Black Out

A symbol of protection for many of us living with PTSD, but also a nemesis that we cannot ignore.  I know the ability to black out things that happened in my life gave me the protection I needed at the … Continue reading

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