Category: Surviving Abuse

Surviving Abuse is one of the toughest things we face in life.  Often times the survivor will continue to abuse themselves long after the abuse has ended.

Here are some of my thoughts on how I’ve handled it, and the experiences I’ve gone through since leaving an abusive situation.


Finding your voice … Learning to Speak up after being Marginalized.

during my time dealing with abuse I learned that my voice didn’t matter. I’m sure some of the message was given to me by media … But it was driven home by a relationship that said “I love you, but you really shouldn’t be yourself”. Maybe not in those words, but in a tone of little ways and actions and events.

The Silver Lining in Every Cloud

The Silver Lining in Every Cloud

I think by now that you know I’m a “Glass Half Full” type person.  For me, that includes things like keeping a gratitude journal, looking at the positive in every situation and so on....