Surviving Abuse

Being a survivor of domestic violence isn’t easy. There is so much to overcome. Some days you feel like a giant on top of the world. Other days you wake up from nightmares or may not sleep at all. Friends and family may console or ridicule. There’s a constant battle with feeling guilty and wondering […]

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Toxic Hope

It’s hard to believe that a relationship is doomed, unhealthy or on its last leg when you have so much faith that things can change.ย However, faith that causes one to put themselves and their wellness last is toxic. It kills. If your hope is causing you to stay in danger, remain miserable or lose your […]

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When Abuse Speaks

I used to think that people chose abusive relationships or were too weak to leave them. I now understand that it’s much more complex. I wish I didnt have to learn the painful way; but experiencing abuse taught me lessons about myself and humanity that I couldn’t have learned any other way.ย  In honor of […]

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