A Farewell to

To the drunken, abusive wretch who nearly ruined me for life, I thank you. Thank you for allowing me, neigh, implored upon me your will with such vigor that my back nearly broke from carrying your burdens. Thank you for abandoning me when I was fighting for my life, presenting the semblance of an ‘ideal husband,’ when really, you were high-tailing it because you couldn’t handle being around me when I was so ill, and in the hospital. Thank you for raping me, while I slept, enforcing your dominance over me, mind, body and spirit, just like my father, and … Continue reading A Farewell to

Invisible Wounds

Until you’ve walked a mile in my skin,
And seen the horrors that I’ve witnessed,
But kept within,
You will never, ever truly begin
To understand my pain. Continue reading Invisible Wounds

Declaration of Independence from People-Pleasing and Co-Dependence

A.K.A. An Empath/Survivor’s Bill of Rights: I reserve the right to do whatever serves my soul’s purpose, first, regardless of what anyone else thinks. I reserve the right to leave situations where my higher purpose is not being served. I … Continue reading Declaration of Independence from People-Pleasing and Co-Dependence