Tag Archives: Emotional Abuse

February 02

A Place For Us

  “Don’t give up, ‘cuz you have friends. Don’t give up, you’re not the only one. Don’t give up, ‘cuz somewhere there’s a place, there’s a place where we belong. Rest your head. You worry too much. It’s gonna’ be alright. When times get rough, you can fall back on us. Don’t give up. Please. […]

August 28

A Letter to My Sister’s Murderer

Before the Sisterwives came about, I was unaware of the beauty which is Kim Sisto Robinson. But when I started reading her words, I was absolutely floored. More than anyone I’d read previously, I could relate to her writing. I too know the pain of a sister’s murder and I felt a kinship with her […]

August 12

Lasting First Impressions (Part 1)

When I was a little girl, I feared policemen. I can’t pinpoint why. I grew up in a law abiding home, so I had no real reason to be afraid, but for some reason, they looked scary to me, intimidating with their dark uniforms, big sticks and guns. Once when my mom got pulled over […]

June 30

He Hit Me (And It Felt Like A Kiss)

*Trigger Warning: Domestic abuse   In the history of the world, no one has ever loved anyone the way I loved my husband. I felt that way all the way up until the moment he dislocated my rib cage.   He bought me my first car. I didn’t own a car until I was in […]