How Do You Heal From Parents Who Hurt You

How Do You Heal From Parents Who Hurt You

When my dad died, I knew something had changed forever. My dad was very open with his love. One of his favorite things to say when I’d made a mess of things was, “You can always come home.” He’d send me a hand-written letter when things were...
You’re Sexually Abused. You Tell. And Nothing Happens.

You’re Sexually Abused. You Tell. And Nothing Happens.

Note: If you’ve been a victim of sexual abuse, this post could trigger you. Read with self-care. Karen goes to church every Sunday. Tears trickle down her face in every service, although she’s surrounded by the loving family she grew up in, as well as her...
When Granddaddy Is A Sexual Abuser

When Granddaddy Is A Sexual Abuser

Note: If you’ve been sexually abused, this post could trigger you. Please read with care. You are told as a child that adults are there to protect you. From the moment you begin exploring the world, you hear, “Give Granddaddy a hug.” “Go to the...