Just Be…

Do ‘NOT‘ confuse Empathy with Experience, Understanding or Knowing…  Saying, “I can only image what you’re going through” is far different from saying “I KNOW what you’re going through”. There’s a major difference between the two… If it wasn’t your experience then NO, you don’t know what the person is experiencing and even so the […]

The Silence That Kills

Originally posted on Patricia Grace:
The silence demanded from a child after she is sexually attacked by someone within the family system is where the most harm comes, not from the sexual attacks. A child can recuperate from those with love, help and protection from any further attacks. It is the silence most children are…

I Wonder…

‘My father died not knowing his daughters were sexually abused as children’. I often wonder, had my dad known I/we were sexually violated, how different would my/our life’s be? Dad passed on April 2, 2017, and I’m unsure as to why I’ve been plagued with all these ‘I wonder’ questions since.  It pains me to my […]

Parents please…

Silencing a child that have been sexually abused does significant harm that is sometimes irreversible…  1. It reeks havoc on the child’s self-esteem  2. It forces the child to be introverted  3. It causes the child to second guess there own thoughts, voice, instincts, feelings, emotions and judgement.  4. It teaches the child that their […]

Growing Pains…

When your circle begins to shrink it’s not necessarily a bad thing; A shrinking or shrunken circle can signify growth… The weeding process for me began a few years ago and it amazes me to see some of who and what I had to release, the funny thing is, while my circle decreases clarity and […]