Challenged by small talk, a barrier to depth, a diversion from what is real. I want to hear your truth, don’t sugar coat it. No matter how blunt or raw, I want to hear your thoughts. I want to know the real unfiltered you, so that I can appreciated you for all that you really are. I am not interested … Read More
The Aftermath of domestic violence
I can’t even look at you.There is nothing left of the man I once knew. I held on so long, it was illogical. Fingertips clinging to the cracks in our foundation. Not willing to let go unable to fail. I made a promise for better or for worse. But that promise was my burden to bear, not hers. I knew … Read More
Life after domestic violence; learning to trust again.
Vulnerability a weakness I simply can not risk. I consider myself to be a strong woman, I make no time for self-pity. So long I spent with painful secrets, refusing to be defined by what had happened. I worked so hard to file each struggle away, tightly sealed and stuffed away in the dark and dusty space of my mind. … Read More