When I left my abusive marriage, it was strongly recommended I give him a second chance. Of course, over the course of our marriage, there were many second chances. Those chances, those attempts to save the marriage, the desperate pleas were unseen by others outside the relationship. I didn't share with people how things truly…Read more Second Chances?
For many who live with domestic violence, Christmas becomes an exercise in walking on eggshells. The holidays are an added stress, focus is turned away from the abuser, social expectations are high, happiness is expected and the abuser has to put his (or her) mask firmly in place. This means that when the mask can…Read more Christmas is Coming
When we come into healing, sometimes we discover there are no words to express where we have been, what we feel, where we are going. Sometimes the words spill out of us, and other times they are trapped in our hearts. Sometimes I am afraid to speak of what's in my heart, what's on my…Read more Speechless