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Managing Emotions

One of the things difficult for me, as a result of childhood sexual abuse, is my inability to handle my emotions.  I used to think that I dealt with my emotions well. Now I see that is not the case. … Continue reading

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Bad Week So FarĀ 

This week started off rough for me. Monday I had to appear for jury selection. The first case I was called for was against a major tobacco company. That would have been interesting, but I wasn’t sure how missing two … Continue reading

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I don’t hate you……

I don’t hate you, my brother Kreigh.  I hate the things you’ve done. I hate the way you made the little girl, that was me, feel.  I hate the way I feel today because of the things you did to … Continue reading

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A Victim No More…….day 1

Just got done reading through all my old posts. I wonder if I am any better. A lot of repetitive thoughts and feelings. Source: A Victim No More…….day 1

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Skyway Jumpers

After re reading this post from two years ago, I wonder am I a failure because I haven’t straightened out my life yet? Or am I a failure because I didn’t jump as I promised myself. 52 and counting….. Source: … Continue reading

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Don’t you dare give up….

Every time I look at that picture when I log on, I have to laugh at myself. I’ve tried to give up numerous times, yet I can’t even do that right. I have been feeling down lately. Just another part … Continue reading

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Thanks

Thanks.

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Thanks

I’d like to thank everybody who takes the time to read my blog. Thanks for suffering through it with me. My hope is that maybe one day someone will read it and find the courage to seek help for all … Continue reading

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The Abuse

I’ve been working on a narrative, with my therapist, of the times of sexual abuse by my brother that I remember. I don’t really remember much but, what I do remember is too much.  “The last time my brother abused … Continue reading

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My homework

This is my homework given to me by my therapist last Tuesday. As you could tell I was not too anxious to get started. We are going to be examining in-depth my abuse as a child. I still find it … Continue reading

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