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Victim Blaming, one of the worst parts of violence against women

I have arrived in Albuquerque.  I am home safe with my mama.

The craziness of Mozambique continued as two men attempted to mug me and take my purse as I walked back to the hostel from eating my last meal in Mozambique. 778 more words

Travel

I love my Self more than I fear my dad.

I love my Self more than I fear my dad.

This is only recently true. Consciously.

I wasn’t conscious of my fear of dad.

My decision to not press charges has changed. 417 more words

Healing From Abuse

Grace Vs. Justice

It wasn’t a drunken mistake on my end. I left the party and closed my door. I fell asleep. I was alone. Then you decided you had the right to walk into a room of three girls, all asleep, and have sex with one of them. 321 more words

Journal

My Decision

My Decision

I have chosen. I have finally acknowledged to myself that what dad did was abolutely unacceptable and that there’s no way I should go on with my life holding onto this ‘secret.’ My mother has chosen to sweep it under the rug and continues to be married to him, live with him and sleep with him. 526 more words

Healing From Abuse

Insomnia Post #1

I’ve always been a night owl, but since the incident, it’s been really bad. It started off with me not wanting to sleep until it was closer to light, for safety reasons, to staying up thinking about why I haven’t reported him yet. 218 more words

Rape

Chicken + Running - Head = ME!!!

This past week and a half has been insane. I have not even had time to sit and think about what to write about. I have been so busy preparing all my children’s used clothes and toys for an enormous consignment sale on top for working many more hours last week and this week. 121 more words

Parenthood

Pressing Charges

This post has been a long time in the making. As a parting gift, A Barking Mad Life gave me a book that greatly effected her, and she told me to remember the power of words. 1,051 more words