Has anyone ever tried to make you feel ashamed for being who you are? I have had quite a few people try to minimize me over the years. Family, friends, boyfriends and coworkers. The funny thing is (not funny but you see where I am going..) nobody was ever worried about me when I was… Continue reading I won’t be minimized so.. stop trying
Forgiveness is something that typically people (and the perpetrator) expect a victim to come to terms with, wouldn't you agree? You've seen it in crime series on TV or during a press conference where a family talks about the verdict. "We forgive him/her for doing XYZ to our family member" Forgiveness is supposed to bring… Continue reading Forgiving Toxic People: 1 Way Forgiveness Can Be Earned PLUS 3 Bible Verses I don’t Agree With
It is no secret that I do not like Donald Trump. I do not hold back from talking about politics and I do not agree with topics that are taboo. Talking about things you are passionate about can help other people see issues or things they may have never seen before. Do I talk about… Continue reading 3 Ways Trump in the White House is like an abusive relationship
I am outspoken about abusive relationships and how easily people can find themselves in one. I have volunteered with women's shelters in the past and I would say it is a passion for me to help women (Yes I realize men can be victim's too). I like helping women to realize the relationships they… Continue reading 7 Important Steps To Take After Leaving An Abusive Relationship
Let's just get right to it. The phrase "Be His Peace" is super popular on social media right now. The meme usually shows a woman and a man happily together but typically the woman is doting on the man in someway. The phrase stems from instead of being "crazy", you should be your mans… Continue reading “Be His Peace” and other misogynistic popular statements
Have you ever been told you are crazy over and over again by a significant other, a parent, a family member or a friend? Or ANYONE? Only to realize later that your expectations of how people should treat you or how you live your life doesn't make you crazy.. Yeah, that is called gaslighting. Gaslighting… Continue reading Gaslighting. What is THAT?
I walked up the stairs into my apartment and the door was wide open. The kitchen light was on and my keys were on the ground. My little dog Luna was not in the house. I knew you had something to do with it but I wasn't sure how far that night would go. It… Continue reading #LoveDoesn’tHurt