I’ll Never Forget What it Was Like Being A Teenager

When I was growing up a lot of kids in BC, specifically, were living in poverty. At home in Calgary there were a lot of things we couldn't have, but the idea that we were poor, didn't really hit home until we moved to BC and we as teenagers realized just how difficult life was. … Continue reading I’ll Never Forget What it Was Like Being A Teenager

Stop Being Surprised When Supporters, Allies, Victims, and Survivors Talk About Being Abused

For every 1,000 children in B.C., about 21 experience child abuse that is subsequently reported to authorities, although many more cases likely go unreported, according to a Child Health B.C. report.May 10, 2020 CBC.CA I don't care what word you use to describe abuse, as long as you aren't "surprised," when someone comes to you and tells … Continue reading Stop Being Surprised When Supporters, Allies, Victims, and Survivors Talk About Being Abused

Cult Life: Why Some Victims Don’t Leave And How To Understand Why Some Victims Don’t Leave

For dozens of years, people have tried to understand the mentality of those who rule over cults, and those who follow the leader. The texts on the psychology of cult behaviour are entirely endless. Everything from Heaven's Gate to NXIVM has inspired television shows, films, and soft-core porn. (no seriously this happens and EW Hollywood, … Continue reading Cult Life: Why Some Victims Don’t Leave And How To Understand Why Some Victims Don’t Leave

You Slipped, You Fell, You Got Up Again, Now You Are More Prepared for the Future The Universe Demands You Receive

I truly believe that there are consequences for everything that happens on this planet. When we are armed with knowledge, and we choose to ignore what we know inside is true, we get hurt, and before you @ me, I've ignored my instincts enough to know when my instincts are always right and I am … Continue reading You Slipped, You Fell, You Got Up Again, Now You Are More Prepared for the Future The Universe Demands You Receive

But Why Didn’t You Leave? **Trigger Warning**

Growing up in school listening to Manson was a right of passage. I even once stole a much music mix tape just because it had a song of his on it - thirty years later? I have no idea what song it was, but I stole the tape because the music helped. It helped me … Continue reading But Why Didn’t You Leave? **Trigger Warning**