Monthly Archives: April 2013

Crash and Burn

Today is Tuesday April 23rd, 2013 Yesterday I crashed and burned. That’s what I call it when I lose control. I think I started the day off agitated at something. Maybe it was the cats, maybe something else. The important … Continue reading

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Change

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What to do if a child tells you they’ve been sexually abused

Originally posted on Their Safe Haven:
Although it is important to be aware of the possible indicators of sexual abuse, the majority of sexual abuse cases involving children do not leave any physical evidence or display overt behavioural concerns. The…

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Try to remember every day

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I’m only beginning….

Just beginning to learn and to understand how my abuse changed me. Changed me from a little happy girl into one who finds it hard, difficult to trust anyone. It’s not just the abuse. My life was a downward spiral … Continue reading

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Afraid to Fly

Why after so many years am I still afraid? What consequences could there be in seeking justice? Some days I am so strong, others like a scared little kid not wanting to get into trouble.

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Helping

Today I signed up to volunteer at the Humane Society. It’s time for me to start helping out and getting out of this slump.

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Strength

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The right thing

How do you get the strength to do the right thing, as an adult survivor? I don’t know what to do. I don’t have to worry about the reaction from my family. Most of them haven’t spoken to me since … Continue reading

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Trust

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