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The scared little girl in the corner

Several people have been offering their help recently.  Different strategies to try, various books to read, new techniques to explore.  Given the amount of times I asked for help, pleading for someone to save me, you would think I would eagerly follow their lead.  423 more words

Childhood Sexual Abuse


I had a moment yesterday. While at my doctor’s office, discussing my options, I talked to her about how my milk supply has drastically decreased over the past month. 197 more words

Childhood Sexual Abuse

Upside Down Tree



sunshine filled days find trees with their leaves turned to the heavens

trees filter water, like people process feelings

gentle rain, like nice feelings, are celebrated with leaves dancing in the mist… 79 more words

The L O N G Weekend.

Can I cancel Easter? Can this whole v long weekend just not be? Last year wasn’t this bad. I don’t know if its because I am hiding less and allowing myself to feel more, but this year, the thought of having my brother here, in my home, for an entire weekend, is overwhelming. 274 more words

Childhood Sexual Abuse

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physically or mentally impaired, injured, or incapacitated.


As some of y’all may know, I have contributed in the past to Offbeat Bride and Offbeat Home & Life (I also was slated to have a guest post on the now defunct Offbeat Families, but the website shut down and went archival before my post had a chance to be published). 1,159 more words

Mental Health


In going through the process of packing up my belongings, preparing my house to sell and hoping I get enough out of the deal to pay off my debts so I can avoid bankruptcy, I have come to realize something about myself. 

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It Takes Strength . . .

                                                                                 It takes strength to fit in,
It takes courage to stand out.

It takes strength to feel a friend’s pain,
It takes courage to feel your own pain. 48 more words

Childhood Trauma