It broke my heart that my mom never got the help she needed. What would it take for me to seek the help I didn't think I needed?
Something's been on my mind lately. Heavily. I've been concerned about teens, kids just starting to date. And I've been wondering if they know what "symptoms" of an abusive relationship look like and that when they see these behaviors, it's not romantic, it's abuse. From observations, I've seen and been told of behaviors in some … Continue reading Abuse in Disguise
It's that time of year, the end of the old year where we reflect on all the things that have happened, we have achieved, celebrated, reflected on and the beginning of a whole new year. I always find it an interesting question and topic of conversation within our society that when it comes close to … Continue reading Amanda’s New Year’s Resolution
With the new year usually comes resolutions...or our attempts at them. We want to get fit, eat better, buy exercise equipment or a gym membership, travel more, save more money, get organized. These are all admirable, healthy aspirations. I've made all of these resolutions on a yearly basis (sometimes on a weekly or monthly basis). … Continue reading Melanie’s Resolutions for 2016