Photo by Mateus Souza on Pexels.com Today I found myself setting a boundary, rather forcefully, and I feel better for having done it. I am so tired, physically, emotionally, spiritually exhausted of living my life, largely because of the isolation. That's been the hardest part. It was easy the first few months, because I was … Continue reading Enough Is Enough
What Advice Do You Have For Other Survivors?
Omg. This was such a hard question during my interview on CJSF today, because there is so much that I want to say, but the first thing that I want to say is that it is absolutely not your fault. Abusers will try and in some cases, succeed in convincing you that it is your … Continue reading What Advice Do You Have For Other Survivors?
I Am Not In The Mood For Your Shit Today
Each of us deals with trauma differently. Some of us hold onto it, and manage to make a life out of the abuse that we have experienced without ever having to share our stories. Some of us make a life for ourselves that is filled with notable accomplishments and achievements that encourage us to keep … Continue reading I Am Not In The Mood For Your Shit Today
I’m So Tired Of People Saying Get Over It, Because It’s Really Good Advice
I had a friend who once told me to "get over it", to "get over" whatever it was that was holding me back from being the person I was always meant to be. At first I really liked it, and I tried it, I tried to just start ignoring what happened to me and I … Continue reading I’m So Tired Of People Saying Get Over It, Because It’s Really Good Advice
How To Help Survivors by Request
So I asked peoples on Twitter what I should write about, and my friend Ben asked me to write a post about how to help survivors heal. The truth is initially there is absolutely nothing you can do. There is a lot of work that has to get done for us to be able to … Continue reading How To Help Survivors by Request