Monday Morning Minute: Do You See My Pain?

I've spent an absolutely absurd amount of hours trying to make men see the pain that they inflicted. I will have the last word in the argument. I will write the long paragraph about the depths of my disappointment only to get either "OK" or worse, blocked. I will sit in tears while he rolls … Continue reading Monday Morning Minute: Do You See My Pain?

Therapy Update: Boundaries Within My Family

"Because you are women, people will force their thinking on you, their boundaries on you. They will tell you how to dress, how to behave, who you can meet and where you can go. Don't live in the shadows of people's judgement. Make your own choices in the light of your own wisdom." - Amitabh … Continue reading Therapy Update: Boundaries Within My Family

I won’t be minimized so.. stop trying

Has anyone ever tried to make you feel ashamed for being who you are? I have had quite a few people try to minimize me over the years. Family, friends, boyfriends and coworkers. The funny thing is (not funny but you see where I am going..) nobody was ever worried about me when I was … Continue reading I won’t be minimized so.. stop trying

7 Important Steps To Take After Leaving An Abusive Relationship

  I am outspoken about abusive relationships and how easily people can find themselves in one. I have volunteered with women's shelters in the past and I would say it is a passion for me to help women (Yes I realize men can be victim's too). I like helping women to realize the relationships they … Continue reading 7 Important Steps To Take After Leaving An Abusive Relationship