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Still painful, but here it goes...

I live in a negative world, but I don’t see it that way.  I see the darkness as funny and inviting.  I love the smart ass comments that come out my mouth, because they are so rare and hilarious to me.   521 more words

Childhood Abuse

There's no getting to how difficult this is for me

I’ve strived to be perfect my whole life.  I had to in order to survive my childhood abusers.  I understand that and the role I had to play, what I don’t understand is how it is fucking up my adult married life.   324 more words


Sacred Struggle

Trigger warning – the following contains reference to violence in childhood and describes a binge eating episode.  Please take care of yourself.


During the weekend I struggled with some depression that had me flat on my back in bed for many hours.  1,102 more words



In my early adulthood, I was an utterly shattered and lost soul because of the abuse I experienced as a child and growing up in my family home. 503 more words


Dangling Carrots and Shiny Things

What are your highest goals?

My highest goal is to know myself and what I need, really, in order to be who I am, number one, and then to write my truth. 780 more words


Repost: When You Reach for Help, Are You Loving or Abandoning Yourself?

I wanted to share this fabulous article by Dr. Margaret Paul (www.innerbonding.com).  Much of her work seems to be focused on finding self-love, rather than trying to “get” someone else to love you.  795 more words


I Needed Words

“I needed words because unhappy families are conspiracies of silence.  The one who breaks the silence is never forgiven. He or she has to learn to forgive him or herself.” 10 more words

Recovery From Childhood Abuse