Music heals your mind and heart RIGHT AWAY. It doesn't take long to come out of a funk when you've got the right sounds flowing through your body. Right now, this is only "my" survivor music video youtube playlist - my go-to songs for feeling better no matter what memory of abuse threatens my … Contribute Your Songs Now
Stephen Covey says to “live out of your imagination, not your history.” Depression, suicidal thoughts, hate, despair and hopelessness result when I live out of the mindset of my past. It’s as if he is abusing me all over again.
You can be financially abused even if you earn your own money or have access to family funds. Financial abuse is more than you may think.
Domestic violence is a bigger problem than we realized because it affects not only the abused person but that person’s entire system (family, friends, colleagues, children, economy, etc.). We cannot afford to consider domestic violence as a family affair like in the past. The web of domestic violence spreads far and wide, infecting every individual in the United States. Domestic violence affects you whether you realize it or not.
Fortunately, I moved beyond the what-ifs and the panic, but now I want to answer the question, as best I can, of “What’s Next?”
Will disparaged my self-discipline consistently throughout our marriage. I didn’t have it, according to him, and that’s why I couldn’t work outside the home, or follow-through on my interests, or do the dishes right after dinner. I didn’t do the dishes right after dinner because the kids were supposed to do the dishes, and Will […]
My thoughts hurt. My heart aches. My body is tired. I’m breaking into tears on the outside, but breaking into pieces on the inside. This is too hard. I want to give up even caring if I’m in an unhealthy relationship or not. But I won’t because once you’ve seen the truth, there’s no going […]