Love Me Hate Me Dear LORD, please Bless us ALL cause this is ME! People think that you should get over being a victim of violence because they think that nothing of value was taken. Not like a car, large screen t.v., computer or anything valuable like that. Nothing you can put down on a police report, right? Victims/Survivors are robbed of things that can never be replaced.
Purpose of Counseling in Abuse 1. Understand and obtain validation that the abuse was a violation. 2. Confront and acknowledge the pain and hurt of the abuse. 3. Increase awareness of your worth, personal value, and confidence, which may have been eroded by the sexual violence. 4. Overcome feelings of guilt and/or shame. 5. Recognize how sexual violence is impacting current relationships and make changes. 6. Deal with
So at the age of 13, I walked into a counselor’s office because I was told that I had to. Well, that is what you have to do when you tell authorities that you have been sexually violated. I had to get fixed because I guess I was broken. I could agree with that. I wanted to die. I tried to die. I would have died had the internet been invented
Okay, so the heat won this week.Most of you are aware that I have a chronic illness. Many of my readers do. Did it hit you hard too? Wow! Okay on Friday I like to leave off with uplifting things, and I will.But, I will leave you with reading material because it is too hot to do much else.So here are some great articles I found on the web. Intersectionality This word is interesting to
Relieve Stress and Renew Focus on Demand It is not just me.It is difficult for many of us to focus at times like these.Tragic times.Times of crisis.Add a little stress to your life and you can it helps you to focus.That is actually the purpose of all those jitters we get before we have to make a speech. Too much overloads our system. As Survivors, we have to be cautious.
My son was born fighting for his life. He was born premature. That journey could have been a complete nightmare, but it had a lot of blessings sprinkled in there. But this fight is about a fight I didn’t see coming. This fight was in daycare. You’ve Got a Friend When my son started daycare he immediately met another little buddy, I’ll call Carl. (You’ll see the reason for