child abuse

Can You Hear My Parched Soul Screaming? *TRIGGER WARNING*

With a ton of hard work, God's Grace, and sheer stubbornness, somehow I managed to survive my upbringing, AND lived to write and blog about it! Happily sober for over 13 years now, I blog about my two favorite topics: personal growth and creativity.

From all the lack in my life, year after year, lacking basic fundamental needs I have never fulfilled, my parched soul still screams.   Can you hear it? It takes a toll on me, as it does many who grew up like I did. That is why my focus is on getting those needs met, …

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More Than Anything, This Is What I Want People to See

With a ton of hard work, God's Grace, and sheer stubbornness, somehow I managed to survive my upbringing, AND lived to write and blog about it! Happily sober for over 13 years now, I blog about my two favorite topics: personal growth and creativity.

My upbringing was so traumatizing, I locked almost my entire childhood up in amnesia. I sat down once and typed out on virtual 8 by 11 pages and only filled 2 and a half pages with what I remembered. Essentially, it went like this: I remember 2 quick snapshot of my birthdays, no Christmases at …

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About Me and My Credentials Regarding Surviving Child Abuse and Domestic Violence *TRIGGER WARNING*

With a ton of hard work, God's Grace, and sheer stubbornness, somehow I managed to survive my upbringing, AND lived to write and blog about it! Happily sober for over 13 years now, I blog about my two favorite topics: personal growth and creativity.

My family raised me to believe I was useless and defective. Brainwashed, that reigned supreme in my thoughts and actions and became the faulty foundation I mistakenly tried to build my life on. For almost my entire life, I was promiscuous, insecure, hurting, angry, and needy. I excelled in self-destruction and self-loathing behavior. I flunked …

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