Something bad has happened to you. It could have been an accident, abuse, an illness, a violent crime or something else. It's over, the "incident" has passed. But if and how well you move forward all depends on your reaction and your attitude. Will you be a victim? Or will you be a survivor? First, … Continue reading Are You a Victim or a Survivor?
Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines abuse as "to treat so as to injure or damage." That definition and action can apply to most any type of abuse in existence. Black eyes and being hit and pushed around is often the first image that springs to mind when you hear the word "abuse." One may picture a young wife … Continue reading Abuse: What It Looks Like, What It Feels Like, and Why You Never Deserve It