Any abuse survivor knows the damage done is more than just
emotional. Living in constant fear creates confusion in the mind and keeps a
continuous flood of stress hormones circulating in the body. Fatigue may be the
easiest symptom to see but it is b
A great deal of our social programming works at turning us all into people-pleasing, insecure, doormats. Ive worked really hard to derail that programming in myself, but now Im seeing it in my son.
Hes eight years old and a very loving, compassionate little boy. He wants everybody to be happy. Unfortunately, he goes to public school with kids who come from dysfunctional and abusive families and they see him as an easy target. Dont get me wrong, my son can defend himself when he really ne
Many victims of domestic violence, or other forms of abuse, feel entirely worthless, that they have nothing to contribute. If you feel this way, I assure you that you do indeed have a purpose and value to contribute.
Those who told you that you were worthless did not know you. They couldnt see you. They were wrapped up in their own feelings of worthlessness and projecting it onto you. Knowing that we can help someone else, that we are helping someone, is a powerful way to boost our self-estee