Survivor Snips: Overcoming the Pain

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Tonya GJ Prince

Tonya is a Social Justice Info Expert with over 23 years experience. She holds a BS in Organizational Management & Development. Her cat MiaBelle is her co-writer.
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Survivor Affirmation: I LOVE Myself for my Uniqueness

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Tonya GJ Prince

Tonya is a Social Justice Info Expert with over 23 years experience. She holds a BS in Organizational Management & Development. Her cat MiaBelle is her co-writer.
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I love myself for my uniqueness.I value myself because I am different. I am exactly as I am meant to be. Only I can make my own unique contributions to the world. When I think about this, I feel pride. Therefore, I choose to use the talents bestowed upon me to make positive changes.There is […]

Discover 8 Valuable Online Resources for Survivors and Allies

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Tonya GJ Prince

Tonya is a Social Justice Info Expert with over 23 years experience. She holds a BS in Organizational Management & Development. Her cat MiaBelle is her co-writer.
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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 […]

Survivor Affirmation: Change Helps Me Grow

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Tonya is a Social Justice Info Expert with over 23 years experience. She holds a BS in Organizational Management & Development. Her cat MiaBelle is her co-writer.
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I welcome change with open arms. Adapting to new conditions helps me to grow.I seek out different perspectives and constructive feedback. I talk with friends, family, and mentors about how they coped with similar experiences. I create a network of contacts that provide me with encouragement and support.I take sensible risks. I patiently accept my […]

The Lost Secret of Child Sexual Abuse: I Love a Survivor, My Pain Has a Voice Too

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Tonya GJ Prince

Tonya is a Social Justice Info Expert with over 23 years experience. She holds a BS in Organizational Management & Development. Her cat MiaBelle is her co-writer.
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ImagineImagine your loved one was a victim of child sexual violence. You wanted to help.   You wanted to take action.   You wanted family, community, and society to rally around your loved one the way that we do when someone is a victim of other violent crimes.   Maybe support your loved one the […]

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

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Tonya is a Social Justice Info Expert with over 23 years experience. She holds a BS in Organizational Management & Development. Her cat MiaBelle is her co-writer.
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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 […]

7 Genuine Ways to Increase Your Power with Hope

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Tonya is a Social Justice Info Expert with over 23 years experience. She holds a BS in Organizational Management & Development. Her cat MiaBelle is her co-writer.
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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 […]

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

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Tonya is a Social Justice Info Expert with over 23 years experience. She holds a BS in Organizational Management & Development. Her cat MiaBelle is her co-writer.
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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 […]

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

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Tonya is a Social Justice Info Expert with over 23 years experience. She holds a BS in Organizational Management & Development. Her cat MiaBelle is her co-writer.
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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 […]

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

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Tonya is a Social Justice Info Expert with over 23 years experience. She holds a BS in Organizational Management & Development. Her cat MiaBelle is her co-writer.
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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 […]

3 Fail-Proof Ways Survivors Can Respond to Criticism

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Tonya GJ Prince

Tonya is a Social Justice Info Expert with over 23 years experience. She holds a BS in Organizational Management & Development. Her cat MiaBelle is her co-writer.
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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 […]

Survivor Affirmation: I Am Grateful for Today

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Tonya is a Social Justice Info Expert with over 23 years experience. She holds a BS in Organizational Management & Development. Her cat MiaBelle is her co-writer.
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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 […]

11 Ways to Maintain Your Cool When Life Has No Chill

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Tonya is a Social Justice Info Expert with over 23 years experience. She holds a BS in Organizational Management & Development. Her cat MiaBelle is her co-writer.
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Circa 1980 something My mother: So if everybody else goes crazy does that you mean you go crazy too? Me:  No? (* I swear, I wanted to say ‘yes’, but something told me that was the wrong answer. Perhaps it was her irritated tone.) Our conversation was in response to a phone call that my […]

How Survivors Can Create a Support System That Works for Them

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Tonya is a Social Justice Info Expert with over 23 years experience. She holds a BS in Organizational Management & Development. Her cat MiaBelle is her co-writer.
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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 […]

Survivor Affirmation: Challenges Teach Me Valuable Lessons

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Tonya is a Social Justice Info Expert with over 23 years experience. She holds a BS in Organizational Management & Development. Her cat MiaBelle is her co-writer.
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Challenges Teach Me Valuable Lessons When I encounter challenging situations, I avoid running away from them. Being able to face obstacles gives me a chance to overcome them.There are valuable lessons to be learned from trying circumstances. My strength is tested and renewed with each hurdle in front of me. I am a force to […]

The One Question Every Parent of a Girl Must Ask Themselves

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Tonya GJ Prince

Tonya is a Social Justice Info Expert with over 23 years experience. She holds a BS in Organizational Management & Development. Her cat MiaBelle is her co-writer.
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Memory Lane (2000’s) “No!” “Nobody kisses me!  Except my mother, my Grammy, my Aunt Kisha, my LaLa, my Nanny, my Dada, my Gma,” (and the list went on) I knew the list cold.  It was a list we agreed on together.  See, I am his mother. And, that little four-year-old who was being indignant and […]

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Exposes The Danger of the Single Story

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Tonya is a Social Justice Info Expert with over 23 years experience. She holds a BS in Organizational Management & Development. Her cat MiaBelle is her co-writer.
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What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. ~William Shakespeare Remix (Originally posted on WESurviveAbuse.com) 12/17/2015 Well, this week I learned that the Millennials outnumbered the Baby Boomers.  The first time that any generation has outnumbered the Baby Boomers. Perhaps that is why there has […]

Survivor Affirmation: I Am an Advocate On Purpose

Survivor Affirmation: I Am an Advocate On Purpose

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Tonya GJ Prince

Tonya is a Social Justice Info Expert with over 23 years experience. She holds a BS in Organizational Management & Development. Her cat MiaBelle is her co-writer.
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  I Am an Advocate On Purpose Community and environmental causes benefit from support of individuals who are willing to assist. I am an advocate for specific causes. I may not be perfect.  Most certainly, I am flawed, yet improving every day.  Still, I have a voice.  And, someone needs this voice right now, today, […]

5 Uncommon Ways Survivors Reduce Stress When Times Really Get Rough

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Tonya is a Social Justice Info Expert with over 23 years experience. She holds a BS in Organizational Management & Development. Her cat MiaBelle is her co-writer.
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https://youtu.be/alKsdijLhF4  Text Version Break out the Nail Polish! Take a little nail polish and dab a small dot on your cell phone. This is a reminder to calm down and relax before you answer your phone. Now, when you see that colored dot, pause, take a deep breath, and (optional) smile before you answer your […]

Survivor Affirmation: Courage Launches Me Above My Fears

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Tonya GJ Prince

Tonya is a Social Justice Info Expert with over 23 years experience. She holds a BS in Organizational Management & Development. Her cat MiaBelle is her co-writer.
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Courage launches me above my fears.Fear is a natural and healthy feeling necessary to survive. Instead of buckling in the face of fear, I use it to stir my courage. Fear makes it possible for me to experience a degree of bravery stored inside of me.Courage is the presence of action in the midst of […]

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