life lessons

When Does Abuse End?

I live a life of pushing aside the cobwebs, trying to see the sun…

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Re-Abused, Re-Raped, Re-Traumatized

I did something today that has me all twisted up inside like it just happened…And I thought I was SO far¬†Over It, So¬†Healed, So Strong, So SMART. All the years and years and years of therapy, and here I am again. Bruised, tattered, and lying on the cold floor of a dark green tent, somewhere […]