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Break Open

Trigger warning: mention of child abuse God is breaking us open, so we can breathe and let out the poison, and perhaps, in the end, heal. That is my hope… Finally, my parents are talking about the abuse. Me and … Continue reading

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The Battle is Yours

Trigger warning: (indirect) mention of child abuse This is a follow up post to In You I Trust. I’m just reading the texts for today, and it’s David and Goliath, which seems rather appropriate, considering what we’re up against and … Continue reading

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In You I Trust

Trigger warning: mention of child abuse In a few previous posts, I’ve talked about my family, about my abusive father, co-dependent family dynamics, and about the silence of my mother and siblings who are protecting him.  I’ve done a lot … Continue reading

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Not A Joke.

Trigger warning: mention of child abuse A few words about Trump and the way he treats women. Honestly, I’d rather talk this out with someone, but there isn’t anyone just now. I’ve been needing to talk for quite a few … Continue reading

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Suffragette

I’ve just been to the cinema to see “Suffragette”, and I feel like going to the library right now to learn more… I have questions!  The first question I had after leaving the cinema was if the men who see the … Continue reading

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Truth. Beware.

Trigger warning: child abuse It’s not news to me that there is a co-dependent dynamic in my family – I had guessed as much, with only a very general idea of what co-dependency means. And now that I am sure, … Continue reading

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What About Me?

If I want my life to be different – and I do – then I need to change the way I make decisions. That’s according to my most recent brainwave. The decisions we’re talking about here are those that concern … Continue reading

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