Upstate, New York. Mid 1980’s. My father always had a way with words, and one day, in a moment of anger, his advice planted the healing seeds of faith. It happened after my husband destroyed all our wedding presents, in a fit of rage, except an elegant family Bible. Several months later, he made me… Read more Planting the Healing Seeds of Faith (a True Story)
Category: Life Writing
Learn about writing real-life experiences in a journal, memoir, or blog to reflect on past experiences and overcome the fear of telling your abuse story.
The Powerful Truth in Telling Your Abuse Story
Abuse thrives in secret, and fear traps you in despair. That’s why abusers say, “don’t tell anyone.” When you tell your story, the intimidation and control decrease, and you become strong and outspoken—the first step in overcoming abuse. I’ve learned the problem with telling your story of abuse is getting someone to listen and believe… Read more The Powerful Truth in Telling Your Abuse Story