Estranged from My Family, but not My Truth

I dread that moment when someone unexpectedly asks “…and how’s your mother?” I never have an easy answer at the ready. “Oh, um she’s fine thank you” I usually say, with a quick change of the subject. If the asker is extended family and the subject will surely come up again, I might say “we … Continue reading Estranged from My Family, but not My Truth

Holding My Head High

If you are a survivor of abuse, an injustice was perpetrated on you. You did not deserve it, you did not contribute to it, and someone should have protected you. Not only are you justified in addressing your abuse, it's the right thing to do for yourself - and the world. But...for many, your family … Continue reading Holding My Head High