*trying to write this a second time - because the words aren't coming out properly* My brother is getting married. Which is delightful. He has been with his girlfriend for probably almost 8 or 9 years now. They have always been together, and whenever I see them, it's together. She reminds me of a female … Continue reading Could you be just as disappointed in… you know… my abuser?!
Please don't get me wrong. I love that you are here. I am excited, and I invite you to witness and engage as you feel so drawn to do. But I am drawing the line at what is my responsibility, and what is yours. My intention This blog is about owning and honouring myself. Deeply and … Continue reading I am under no obligation to make sense to you
TW: discussion of NM and rape. I go through these times in my world, usually after particular triggers, where I find myself needing to tell my story. The abusive past, story. The story of surviving as a daughter of a narcissist. The continued experience with complex post traumatic stress (C-PTSD) story and how it can … Continue reading flashbacks and non-forgiveness
Trigger warning. This discusses rape. So, like... Pain. The same pain as before the surgery. The surgery that was supposed to remove the pain. That surgery. Same pain. "Could develop into infertility. So then there isn't much that can be done now." This is my life. What do you mean, not much you can do?!! … Continue reading Post surgery follow up appointment
a tiny story that can in no way capture the profound impact my gorgeous grandfather had on me.
[3 years] Secondly, I remember Hannah, my first doll... I remember the care and attachment to her. I remember loving her, and the responsibility of looking after her.
And I see how you begin - starting out at this incredibly painful, ridiculously scary and incredibly overwhelming experience. This thing that no-one has told you about. This thing that clearly wasn't on the agenda or prospective life plan. This thing that was purposefully left off the life agenda. This thing.