Surviving Abuse

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

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. If you’ve read any of my other posts you know I’m also an abuse survivor. Most people don’t see those 2 … Read more

Nobody walks around with a sign that says ABUSE SURVIVOR

  <—- I mean really does this look like the face of someone who put up with multiple types of abuse for years?  Does it look like someone about to leap into the “Oh-My-God-I-Should-Never-Have….” ? Not likely, but if you don’t see that, what do you see here? If you met me today you wouldn’t … Read more