Cornered into choices, Decisions not your own. Fighting through the memories, Reacting to the bone. Sleeplessness, feeling out of control. Fighting for your place. Knowing your strength, Your willingness, The promises you make. Who controls the script? The observations placed on you? A strength is there, but overthrown, By those holding power over you. Fight… Continue reading Cornered
I find that more and more time passes between blog posts. On a good note, it is because a lot of things are happening that keep me busy. In my last two posts, I talked about how frustrated I was with life, how events had triggered me and depression had reared its ugly head. I… Continue reading And Then Life Flipped…
Stalking. Stalking is a pattern of behavior that makes you feel afraid, nervous, harassed, or in danger. It is when someone repeatedly contacts you, follows you, sends you things, talks to you when you don’t want them to, or threatens you. I’ve noticed, in my experience, that stalking is often joked about and taken lightly.… Continue reading Who Is Watching You?
It took me a long time to get to where I am now. I parted ways with my abuser (kind of) about 7 years ago. At times I feel like I can forgive and that I am at peace with everything, but that is rare and fleeting. I realized I had been abused 4 months… Continue reading Survivor Wall – P’s Story of Emotional Abuse
“Put one foot in front of the other, and soon you’ll be walking across the floor. Put one foot in front of the other, and soon you’ll be walking out the door!” In my last post I talked about the first step to healing from the dark pit of depression and anxiety. Those of you… Continue reading Crawling Out of the Darkness – Part 2
My stomach tightens and tears start to sting my eyes. “But we have plans that week.” I try to say calmly into the phone. I tell them I will have to call back and hand the phone to my boyfriend. I’m angry and can feel myself cracking. Anxiety is taking over and there is not… Continue reading Coming to Terms with Triggers