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How To Be Strong When You Feel Weak

When it comes to engaging in abusive relationships, we all know what we are doing. We know that it is wrong how the other person is treating us and we know we want it to stop but for some reason we feel that we can’t make it stop. The truth is, we’re lieing to ourselves. We do know how to make it stop but we don’t want to do it because then we would feel- alone, unnecessary. The honest to goodness truth is,...

13 Ways To STOP Abuse

When it comes to engaging in abusive relationships we tend to believe we are powerless to stop it from continuing on but that is not true. We have ALL the power. In fact, no one can abuse us more than once without our permission. We give them permission to hurt us when we stay. How do you stop the abuse? Check out these 13 ways to end that shit immediately. Stop loving others more than you love yourself. Your first...

9 Therapies: How To Get Rid of Emotional Baggage F...

One of the biggest myths portrayed by the media, films and stories is that once you’ve had a traumatic experience, you will be emotionally scarred for life and that the best you can hope for is to learn to live with it, understand it. However, recent years have brought about a plethora of techniques to release emotions.  This list has been put together based on my personal experience of these therapies in my own quest to...

22 Years of Healing From Sexual Assault

I have always been a “broadcaster” of sorts.  In grade school, I loved giving oral reports in class.  I went on to be in One Act Plays in high school and enrolled in tv broadcasting in college until a professor told me my southern accent was too “thick” and I would never succeed as an anchor.  I changed my major to public relations and used my communication skills in other ways to share messages. I truly believed in the...

Try To Replace The Bad Memories With Good Ones

I met my abuser when I was 17. He seemed like the best friend I had always wanted. I grew up with adults and I was used to that and so I didn’t get along with people my age all that well but he was different, he listened to me about everything I wanted to talk about. So I talked his ear off and fell in love. I didn’t see the controlling side of him but everyone else did. I moved in with him 3 months after I...

I Used EMDR Therapy To Change My Life

I had been sexually assaulted by a neighbor and my therapist then told me about a new procedure in therapy and asked if I would like to do it, which I did. It was called EMDR, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. We used it on not only the assault but also my childhood. The therapist has you lay or sit on the couch or whatever. You wear head phones and hear this beeping and hold these round things that kind of...