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FREE Friday: Downloadable Freebies for Survivors and Parents

What a week! WE made it. Please enjoy these FREE downloads.         365 Days of Motivation A complete ebook download of one year’s worth of quotes.   Say “No” and Tell Me If A study commissioned by Lauren Book founder of Laurenskids.org found that 48% of respondents felt that discussing child sexual abuse could scare […]

6 Ways Asking for Help Enriches Your Life

I realize that in our society, it is almost fashionable to come down on someone in need.  Unfortunately, this keeps millions upon millions of Survivors in locked an endless cycle of shame, guilt, depression, hopelessness, anger, and confusion. I’m afraid that the reality is that there will always be when a Survivor reaches out for help, someone […]

Survivor Life Hacks: Links to 14 Powerful Articles on Healing & Thriving

One important lesson I learned about surviving after trauma is: You must stay powered up at all times. The most successful Survivors of trauma have something at least one thing in common. They surround themselves with positivity. They may read positive articles, quotes, and books. They may listen to affirmations. They speak positively. They hang […]

Discover 8 Valuable Online Resources for Survivors and Allies

So, WE do Survive abuse.  I can’t even describe in words how challenging it is.  I do know that most of us don’t do this alone. There is no way that you get through this type of hell, with all of its hurdles, obstacles, and twists and turns, all by yourself.  You will always need […]

How Survivors Can Create a Support System That Works for Them

As Survivors, many of us are not used to asking for what we need.   Survivors of abuse in childhood were not able to do this.  Just didn’t have the luxury of asking for what we needed.Even abuse in later years a victim may feel isolated. It seems that you must make it through on […]

An Open Secret for Ending the Cycle of Abusive Relationships and Finding the Healthy One

So yesterday I posted about ending the cycle of abusive relationships in a person’s personal life and finding the healthy one.   Well later in the day, I read this post from author Olevia Henderson.  Oh, it blessed my soul. It was also the perfect compliment to the post from yesterday.  She came in through […]

High Five from WE Survive: Neil Brick & Nancy Kilgore MS Making a Difference

Now last week WE posted the affirmation:  Survivor Affirmation: I Can Make a Difference! Well, WE like to show that Survivors do make a difference. WE make a difference every single day in countless ways. In this post, WE highlight two Survivors who are making a tremendous difference to help other victims/Survivors. Meet: Neil Brick […]

What the Church and People of Faith Can Do to Help Victims of Sexual and Domestic Violence

 Speak on It About 16 years ago I was sitting in service and Pastor Lance Watson was delivering an amazing sermon.  The sermon was on relationships in general.   Let’s just tell the truth and shame the devil. To be honest, I wasn’t in a relationship at the time, so this was one of those Sundays […]

Update: Tonya GJ’s DIY Empowerment & Refueling Using only 23 Social Justice Movies

Update: (new films, new content) Thank God it is Fall! I love fall, but all this rain & wind from this storm with the handsome name is a bit soon. Back in August I posted this. I was thinking that this weekend it would be great too.   Please feel free to suggest new movies.  […]