"My little mind was already trying to reason his abuse of me. I remember thinking, “He thinks I am my mom. It's ok.”
I am nobody. Nobody is perfect. Therefore I am perfect.
What Buddy Cobb did to my sister was nothing less than abhorrent.
When I met Rachel Thompson, owner of Bad Redhead Media, on Twitter, I resonated deeply with her writing. Here's why.
Child abuse survivors understand other child abuse survivors. We joke about off color things. We find the macabre fascinating and nerd out on unexpected subjects.
"Today is the first year anniversary of my freedom. I escaped, with my children, from a religion based, violent marriage. Here's how I did it. "
**TRIGGER WARNING** One of the ideas that I have struggled with the most this past year is that I was a slave. I was owned. Words that are hard enough to type and still stumble and bumble off of my tongue. My heart clenches, my hands shake, and my mind screams NOOOOOOOO every time I … Continue reading “Ownership” Featured Blog Post
Introduction: This piece is a contribution from an abuse survivor. It details extreme abuse and could be triggering to readers. Please consider caution if you are a trauma survivor. By Lusciana Philomena I was born in the US in the nineties. My sister was quite older than me. She had her own issues, but … Continue reading A Story of Religious Abuse and Torture
Am I the only MPD carrier who the movie, "Split", pissed off? From "Sybil" to "The Many Faces of Eve" to "The United States of Tara", the media has proven time and again how little research they've done on this impairment, and how much they enjoy glorifying it. Now, every other young person seems to … Continue reading “Split”: Glorifying MPD
Sometimes it's best for her not to watch, but instead, to hold space and energy which will be needed to help clean up the aftermath.