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Shelter Sister

I’ll never forget the day I met my shelter sister. As part of the youth shelter application process, prospective applicants were to attend a meet and greet style dinner with the young people who were already living there. 932 more words

Child Abuse

SYMBOLIC SURVIVOR POEM

It’s been a while since I shared a rhyme
Life has been full so I haven’t had time

I knew today was going to be tricky for me… 557 more words

Mental Health

MUM-less

Here is my sharpie doodle for mothers day…but this is for the people who don’t have a mum in their life this mothers day-peeps just like me xxx… 368 more words

Recovery

MOTHER'S POISON

I type as I listen to this atmospheric song…The song is what prompted me to write this alternative mothers day post.

https://youtu.be/bV6eaF0iAxs

Just contemplating the poison of my mother’s love. 1,229 more words

Mental Health

mental illness or Just plain weakness?

Dear ignorant person who believes this is a weakness,

I also thought mental illness was some BS made up disease by the weak and people who wanted to escape reality. 502 more words

I'm clean! 

Having changed out of fetid pyjamas, showered and brushed my teeth, I’m back in the realm of daylight and a whiff of fresh air. … 231 more words

Self Care

Growth and Support

Today I am grateful for my growth, and my support.

Last year I worked up the courage to open up about some of the abuse from my parents. 1,599 more words

Compassion