What is your story?
I recently read a piece by The Happy Sensitive that said, “A narcissist has no real coherent plan. All they do is decide what they want right now, and what it will take to get there. If they want to blame you, they’ll find a way to make that happen, even if it contradicts what… Continue reading Narcissistic Power
Wow! I am absolutely brimming with excitement! Have you ever had something come to fruition, and you don’t really know how, or when, or why it developed, but it did. It’s like the sky has opened up and the sun is shining brightly all around me. New energy is flowing and I’m almost getting too… Continue reading Audio Blogging (The Podcast)
“Wake up! Wake up! Ho Ho came!” he yelled happily while shaking me awake. “Ho Ho” was our friendly name for Santa Claus. But, I wasn’t a child. I was a married woman with no children. I rubbed the sleep out of my eyes and looked around the dark room. The sun wasn’t even… Continue reading Happiness in Abuse
Do you ever feel guilty that you left your abuser? Perhaps you question if the abuse was really that bad. Or, maybe you wonder if your children would be better off had you stayed. Did you make up the stories in your mind? Maybe it wasn’t really domestic abuse at all? Maybe you made the… Continue reading Guilt and Confusion
Forget Me Not Advocacy Group, Inc. (“FMN”) is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. FMN was formed when I saw a need I wished to fill. As I wrote, and made more connections, people started sharing their stories with me and asking me to speak publically. Based on numerous conversations, and tons of… Continue reading A Look Inside the Forget Me Not Advocacy Group
Shine your light. Share your journey. When you are courageous, you create a spark that ignites and inspires others to be brave. Each time I tell my story, it begins the same way. “Over the course of several years I have been on a bit of a journey, if you would like to call it… Continue reading My Journey
Your past is just a story. Once you realize this, it has no power over you. Much of this journey has required looking back on and, at points, reliving experiences in my life that were, perhaps, best left forgotten. I won’t lie, this has been very difficult at times. Overall, however, it has been a… Continue reading Reliving the past
I really hope that the reading raises people’s consciousness of domestic abuse and sexual assaults on women. ~Allison Funk~ When something is brought to my attention multiple times in a few days, I tend to pay attention. Just recently I have heard domestic violence/abuse referred to in two ways that I would have never expected;… Continue reading Why the Struggle?
Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. ~ Maria Robinson ~ The New Year is upon us! As the year comes to an end, I am becoming more and more reflective. Not just on the past year, but on the past several years. … Continue reading Let’s agree to thrive and flourish