This was shared by someone who wishes to remain anonymous. It's a hard topic to discuss, but I think it's important. Does this mean she hasn't forgiven him? Is there something wrong with her? I welcome your feedback. ================================================= I watched a movie tonight in which an abusive ex-husband was portrayed. It was hard to…Read more I wish… by anonymous
Has it really been 5 months since I last posted here?! 2018 is flying past. I can't sleep. I've been struggling with insomnia for weeks, months now. If I wasn't so exhausted, it would be laughable. I can barely keep my eyes open, but when I close them, my mind just keeps spinning... I feel…Read more Sleepless
I've been filled with anxiety lately. There are so many reasons I could be, and even should be, anxious. Finances, children, new diagnosis, Christmas, friendships, family, Christmas, weather .... I don't like having anxiety. It annoys me. As my anxiety rises, I feel like I'm failing at everything: housekeeping, parenting, personal goals, finances, friendships. I…Read more An Anxious Christmas
Little Bird Flies hits it out the park on this one. I'm angry too... I don't want to be #MeToo... I didn't want to be as a child when it started, at some point it needs to end!! It won't end until we are ALL angry! I am angry! Angry at all the ‘me too’…Read more I’m Angry too… #MeToo
I wrote today for Little Bird Flies... Please go on over, check it out and share your thoughts. Source: Are You Telling Me God is Abusive? Emotional Abuse part 4 Guest Rose Perry
She’s taking about hot cars, but it applies everywhere. When we see something wrong going on, we have to speak up, to do something.
An older man and woman are standing in the parking lot, just next to my car when I come out of the grocery store. I hear a dog barking and the woman say, “What should we do? It’s so hot out and the car is all locked up.”
“Is there a dog locked in a car?” I ask as I stop beside them. I’m thinking that is where the barking is coming from.
“Not a dog,” the woman responds, pointing to a red car parked next to the empty stall in which they’re standing. “A senior.”
And I look at the car she’s pointed to and see an older man, head resting on his chest, sitting by himself in a closed up car.
“Is the engine running?” I ask.
“No,” she replies. “And it’s so hot.”
“Why don’t I knock on the window and make sure he’s okay,” I suggest…
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Isolation seems like an obvious warning sign of abuse, and yet it is commonly ignored and missed. Frequently it is believed to be choice of the victim (even by the victim), and not a symptom of abuse, but it is a symptom of abuse. Why is isolation a symptom of abuse? The abuser does…Read more Let’s Talk Isolation