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Abusive Relationships Are Tricky

F E A R This element and strong emotion runs rampant in abusive relationships. Confusion and uncertainty pop up so often yet each time they feel so unexpected. You’re in love but not sure if you’re doing it right. You wonder why you can’t just be happy and feel peace. You ask yourself, “What am […]

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Silent Suffering

It’s hard to pinpoint the start. One day you just become addicted to keeping secrets. You find reasons to cover up the not-so-pretty parts of life and relationships. It’s easier to hide behind a facade. When you want to tell someone and get help, self-doubt takes over and you second-guess yourself. You think that maybe […]

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Confessions: Becoming MsMissy

I talk a lot about my before and some of my after. I’d like to talk about my transition. Choosing to change my entire life was extremely scary and included a lot of hard work. It was a lonely process and I had to face fear like I  never imagined. Transforming from Melissa, the broken […]

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Abuse in Hindsight

Previously published on the old blog platform, blog.momentswithmissy.com  Before falling in love, like for real love, I had several notions of what it’d be like. I imagined how happy we’d be, how much we’d enjoy talking with each other throughout the day and how fun our dates would be. Love would find me and usher me […]

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