Having a bad day? Feeling the hurt and the fear? Would you wish you could just curl up in a ball and disappear? Here are three ways to turn the tide.
Here’s where the uninformed become proxy abusers: when they assume that No Contact is another version of “I’m punishing you so I’m not going to talk to you.”
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. I dislike that saying, because guess what: it was words that beat me to a pulp every day
We all worry, get anxious and stressed! Rationally we are able to tell ourselves that we shouldn't stress, but it can be hard to get our gut to follow suit.
‘Bodies in the Basement – A Serial Story for Survivors of Abuse’ is a chronicling of 3 years of deliverance, liberation and recovery from an abusive marriage.
I find myself typing about CPTSD, and how it gets to turn a funny, loving, and positive person, into a blubbering fool who is ready to just give up.
No Contact is a term I didn’t even grasp at the time I decided to do it. So for better or worse, I didn’t know what to expect when I went NC…
I read that snippet of advice recently and it just struck a chord with me. How simple a dividing line is that? Over the past year, I began to consciously contemplate and apply that quote to my daily life, and to my surprise the happiness and peace in my life increased significantly.
The journey through recovery and healing after abuse is a long and winding one. It can even feel like a never-ending one… Honestly, I get frustrated sometime too. I rage at the injustice and the pain of yet another anxiety attack, I despair and finding yet another trigger, I weep over yet another newly recovered […]
It’s July 4, Independence Day here in the U.S. So many people in our country, however, are not free yet. They suffer in silence and hide in plain sight.