Five Things I Learned From My Sexual Assault.

Originally posted on Linz Nicole:
There are some things in life that take you and change you to your core. These things come out of nowhere and blindside you. For me, this was my sexual assault. I am a very different person after experiencing what I have. There is something about being forced against your…

See Her

Originally posted on howtobeafunctionalfamily:
? There is an amazing and even startling story in the gospel of Luke (chapter 7:36-50) about a “Sinful Woman” most likely even a prostitute, who crashes a dinner party. She is desperate to find and somehow thank the man who had made her feel human again for the first time…

It’s Not Trump- It’s You

I know why it bothers me so much.  The Trump video, that is.  I couldn’t quite put a finger on it until today. Ever since the video was released, I have had this internal anger and confusion.  How could anyone think this way?  How could a man with a daughter think this way?  Or a…

Drawing The Line- Trump and Entitlement

Ladies, I had a meltdown last night.  Only, true to my introverted self, nobody could tell because it was entirely internal. This post will possibly be a trigger for some, so please be prepared for that. So, unless you live under a rock, you heard about Trump’s scandalous video that was released yesterday.  (And since…

‘Listen’ Is Now Available

Sarah Doughty of Heartstring Eulogies has just released another book! Besides the fact that the book looks absolutely amazing (I’m downloading it right now), it is also inspiring as she is also an abuse survivor. At times, your life can feel purposeless.  Like maybe you missed your chance at being worth something to the world….

Forget Me Not- Book Release

Hey guys! So, Amy has written quite a few posts that have been shared here, and has also started her own advocacy site for survivors. She has now taken a step that I find inspiring and incredibly brave.  She has written a book!  It takes you through the journey of her abusive relationship, and the…

Rally The Readers- Someone Needs Your Help

Readers, I’m counting on you. Recently, I joined a rape/abuse survivor group on Facebook.  A woman shared a story there about a friend of hers going through a trial right now in Kentucky. Her rapist has a huge outpouring of support from the community. She, on the other hand, has been ostracized from everyone.  The…

Inside Her Head- Chapter 1

I am used. One would consider me as they would a pair of shoes in a thrift store. Only the most desperate opting to dirty their feet with the filth of a stranger.

Rape- It’s Not A Contest

Which leaves the victims of this worldwide invisible penis-envy contest to heal from the desperate attempts of men to finish first (although, let’s be honest, they all finish pretty quick).

Anger

Originally posted on The Dark Fairy Journals:
Finally, in you, I have found all of my anger from a lifetime of abuse and intimidation, you have given it a face and a name. I have nurtured the spark carefully and fanned the flame. I have protected it from the cold winds of my fear and the…