SURVIVING CHILD ABUSE

Tattoos – NO APOLOGY

I hope our relationship has room enough for this conversation. I don’t require your approval. Though I do ask that you respect my decisions. My tattoos are not some “old fools” thing. My tattoos are me screaming. They are my validation. When I was a child being strangled, and beaten and scared beyond my understanding.…… Continue reading Tattoos – NO APOLOGY

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Surrendering to Gods Will

“It’s a lonely road if a momma don’t think they child is pretty” The HelpIt was a lonely road! “Only monkeys are cute”. “I could have flushed you” I should have flushed you”. “Worthless, stupid, ugly, nasty…dumb, unloveable, unclean, skinny, liar, unworthy, ungrateful, hated… “these are just a few of the words that started out…… Continue reading Surrendering to Gods Will

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Jesus… this is hard!!!

Jesus … this is hard!! I did what you said… I asked… I used wisdom… I’ve prayed and now I’m here. I stand… bent over but I stand. I don’t know but then again I do know. I think … I kept it inside… I wore the mask … I walked like others and died…… Continue reading Jesus… this is hard!!!

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Hello…Don’t Leave Me…

Music- it is the back drop of my life… I change a few words of the lyrics sometimes to fit.. but the majority of the words stay the same…. This is a song that fits into the silence of my space right now Adele’s “Hello” Hello, it’s me I was wondering if after all these…… Continue reading Hello…Don’t Leave Me…

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Survivors… How are you?

How are you? How have you been? How do you feel? Are you ok? Now before you answer and say “I’m fine”…I want the answer that first popped in your head. Not the revised, cleaned up, deleted and deleted again answer… You know the one “I’m fine”. “I’m fine” that answer you give because you…… Continue reading Survivors… How are you?

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FAMILY

Family is: ancestry, parentage, pedigree, genealogy, background, family tree, descent, lineage, bloodline, blood, extraction, stock; Family is Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Moms, Dads, Daughters, Sons, Grandparents etc. Family is the familiarity in the physical: a recognizable trait: nose, eyes, ears, height, hair color etc. It’s also the similarity of characteristic traits: kindness, loving ,anger, loyalty, forgiving…… Continue reading FAMILY