The Question Every Survivor Deserves to Hear

If you are a survivor of abuse or any kind of trauma, there is only one authority on the subject of what you need, and that is you. This may seem like an obvious statement to some. But I have a feeling you might find these words to be a relief - or even a … Continue reading The Question Every Survivor Deserves to Hear

A Survivor’s Decision to Cut Ties with Family (As seen in Trigger Points Anthology online)

I have come a long way. From the fractured child who was silenced when I tried to speak up about my abuse to the whole and healthy woman I am now. I rose from confusion and pain and faced what I knew to be true. But like many other abuse survivors, I paid a painful price … Continue reading A Survivor’s Decision to Cut Ties with Family (As seen in Trigger Points Anthology online)

Child Sexual Abuse: the Neglected Little Sister of the #MeToo Movement

I was enormously gratified last year to watch as the #MeToo movement erupted with a sudden and powerful force, to see sexual harassment and assault survivors courageously tell their truths as the world finally paid proper attention. I cheered the brave women and men who came forward, risking more of the judgment, doubt, and scorn … Continue reading Child Sexual Abuse: the Neglected Little Sister of the #MeToo Movement