The Myth of Protection

The Myth of Protection

It’s been a little more than two weeks since the big move and my inner conversation has been intense.  I definitely moved here to help with calming my inner system, but I knew the initial response would be anything but calm.  So this isn’t very surprising.  Even the...
Where Is the Help?

Where Is the Help?

I grew up in a world where help came in two forms.  It was non-existent. Or it was a betrayal disguised as help.  My abusers made it clear that I was not going to find help.  Each time I tried to find help, it was thwarted.  Each time I had optimism, that optimism...
Taking Back our Credibility

Taking Back our Credibility

When we are born into an abusive family, we are born into a war we didn’t know we were fighting.  We also don’t know how to fight it.  We were never given the weapons to fight this war.  But the attacks on us start the minute we are born.  I am not suggesting we are...