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, 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 you.… Continue reading The Powerful Truth in Telling Your Abuse Story

Why You Need Love and Compassion to Heal

Have you ever missed the opportunity to give someone the love and compassion to heal? If so, you know the heartbreak that comes after your actions. I wept at the missed opportunity.  Why do people miss this chance?  I’ve learned it’s because personal experiences impact our actions and reactions towards others. And I let emotional afflictions… Continue reading Why You Need Love and Compassion to Heal