What I would say to my younger self: “I’m sorry no one told you”.

I’m sorry no one told you about intimate partner sexual abuse. I’m sorry that when you asked in your teenage church group, “How do you know what’s considered going too far on a date?” everyone laughed.  The embarrassment kept you from finding the courage to ask someone else. I’m sorry that no one told you… Read More What I would say to my younger self: “I’m sorry no one told you”.

Autonomy of Becoming a Strong Woman

Autonomy: liberty, independence, self-governance, self-reliance, self-sufficiency Liberty– As a strong newly divorced abuse victim, I wasn’t sure I felt free.  Freedom rushes in and releases the shackles of abuse, but it also takes with it the bonds of security, of what you know as love and affection, family, partnership and commitment.  They say freedom isn’t… Read More Autonomy of Becoming a Strong Woman