January 2017

The Undeniable Truth About Surviving Tough Times That No One Is Telling You

Some women came from the Women’s March proud of one special achievement. They were proud that they expressed their views in a way that didn’t appear angry.   They said you could tell because no one was arrested and there wasn’t “violence”.  They were “good girls.”I was angry at these women. At first. They got up too early Sunday morning with that shenanigans. Posted their “achievements” all over the internet

7 Genuine Ways to Increase Your Power with Hope

Hope is PowerI know a little something about hopelessness.  I know a lot of something about hopelessness.  There were times in my healing journey where it got so agonizingly painful that I wanted to give up.   On top of that, when it comes to emotional pain, no one can tell you when it will all be over.  Everyone says, “It takes as long as it takes.”  You don’t want

I’m Terrified to Tell You that I’m a Rape Survivor Because

I’m Terrified to Tell You that I’m a Rape Survivor Because I’m Afraid You’re Going to Judge Me Negatively, Deny My Experience, and Care More About Not Having Your Favorite Celebrities Interrogated or Your Entertainment Disrupted, but I’m Going to Take a Chance and Tell You Anyway By Son of Baldwin I wrote this in response to all of the rape denial going around like the flu because of Nate

A Must Read:  Bishop Eddie Long Is Not the Only One Who’s Dead

You may not be aware, but there is a resistance being waged by a certain segment of the Survivor community. It began the moment that rumors leaked that Bishop Eddie Long was dead. For those who don’t know, Eddie Long is a controversial, yet well-known minister in the Black Christian Church community. So, on social media some folks were paying their respects, you know, like you do when someone dies.

What Now? Revolutionary Secrets Uncovered on Survival, Resistance, and Movement

What Now? Revolutionary Secrets Uncovered on Survival, Resistance, and Movement Link to Video➡ https://goo.gl/mtdfN3 Empowerment and Inspiration just in time! WESurviveAbuse.com created a video featuring quotes and links to books that may restore hope and help you build a strategy, organize, and come up with a plan for every letter of the alphabet. Find resources that bring insight into: ✹How one young Survivor of sexual violence confronted an established hero”

3 Fail-Proof Ways Survivors Can Respond to Criticism

A Sensitive HistoryThere was a time in my life when I was very emotionally sensitive. Everything hurt my feelings.   No one could say anything to me that didn’t make me cry or have some time of emotional outburst.  What I know now is that I was overwhelmed with so many unresolved feelings and emotions that I couldn’t properly process anything new.   In other words, my inbox was full.

Survivor Affirmation: I Am Grateful for Today

I am grateful for today.I start each day with a smile on my face and a feeling of great anticipation. Every day is a new beginning. I feel completely free of yesterday. There are many wonderful things in my life, and I am grateful for all of them.Life is a gift and I am learning to enjoy every part of it to the fullest. Each day is a new and