Category: Healing

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Why domestic violence advocates say the best way to help survivors is to give them back control

Why domestic violence advocates say the best way to help survivors is to give them back control

Abusers control. That’s their No. 1 tactic to keep domestic abuse survivors simultaneously afraid of them and yet reluctant to leave them. Be it con [...]
The Right to Die of Suicide from Mental Suffering

The Right to Die of Suicide from Mental Suffering

Yesterday there was a discussion on a social media page that I follow. Suicide. That's what we were discussing.There was this one guy who was lea [...]
What No One Tells You About Spanking And Sexual Abuse

What No One Tells You About Spanking And Sexual Abuse

So, I met this beautiful woman, Delores.You know she is the only person I have ever come across who hates trees.Who hates trees?Well to her, trees rep [...]
The Truth About Child’s Play and Child Sexual Abuse

The Truth About Child’s Play and Child Sexual Abuse

Before I typed this, I stared at the blinking cursor for quite some time.A whole lot longer than it usually takes me. I still can't believe how h [...]
Survivors of Abuse and Baggage Handling

Survivors of Abuse and Baggage Handling

"It’s handled!”I love when Olivia says this!For those who don’t know. Olivia is Olivia Pope. On Thursdays my entire home must go silent. All [...]
What takes so long: 7 Stages of Adjustment to Healing from Sexual Violence

What takes so long: 7 Stages of Adjustment to Healing from Sexual Violence

Oh, so that’s what that is for So, I’m watching tv the other day.  There is a show on that I like about people who work on a rescue unit in& [...]
An Open Letter to My Fellow Christians about Sex Abuse

An Open Letter to My Fellow Christians about Sex Abuse

Re: Rape, sexual violence, molestation, and child sexual abuseI can very easily recall my last suicide attempt.It was years ago, but my mind alwa [...]
Bye Misery: More Hope in Survivor memoirs

Bye Misery: More Hope in Survivor memoirs

I don’t want to go to therapy sessions with people.I canceled quite a few of my own back in the day.  Because therapy, if you’re d [...]
Why Other People’s forgiveness may not be for you

Why Other People’s forgiveness may not be for you

I’m concerned.I have been watching a reality television show about a popular gospel group.I know that people learn lessons from television. I do too.& [...]
Survivor Affirmation: Find Today’s Blessing

Survivor Affirmation: Find Today’s Blessing

As a Survivor I understand. If you want advice about how to have a great day folks have just the advice for you. People say, "Get over it"Of cour [...]
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