My Story

#AndsoIstayed – “Not everyone gets to see poetic justice served for their abuser. Not everyone gets out alive.”

Society’s  attitude towards domestic and emotional abuse is abhorrent because it assumes the victims had a choice or that we must have done something to have provoked it.  Read what my abuser's family and friends say to me and how cruel, horrible and despicable they are.  It’s not a stretch to say they feel gratification from… Continue reading #AndsoIstayed – “Not everyone gets to see poetic justice served for their abuser. Not everyone gets out alive.”

Healing Stages, My Story

That’s not your neck, it’s your shoulder. I didn’t cause all those bruises…you could have bumped into things. The Sky is purple and John F Kennedy is president.

I wrote this over one year ago when I was still seeing him after what he did to me.  Good news is, I no longer have any type of feelings for him other than that I continue to fear him given his bizarre behavior. My ex-boyfriend, Vince, the good looking, charming, soft spoken man who… Continue reading That’s not your neck, it’s your shoulder. I didn’t cause all those bruises…you could have bumped into things. The Sky is purple and John F Kennedy is president.

Abuser, My Story

After he called me a c&@$

I don’t remember why, but while waiting for a flight in San Francisco to head back to DC, he called me a c&$) - I only remember grabbing my belongings and walking away, crying until we boarded and for most of return flight while he said nothing and acted as though I had done something… Continue reading After he called me a c&@$