Where Is the Line? Post 2

In my search for healing, I have had to learn not to blame myself for what happened when I was a child. I wasn’t responsible for another person’s actions. I didn’t make them hurt me. I didn’t deserve abuse. No one does. I had to learn that I don’t need to be ashamed of what was done to me. I’ve learned that I have no reason to feel guilty. I’m not the one who committed a wrong even though that is what I was told. (more…)

Where Is the Line? Post 1

Where is the line between justice and revenge? For those of us who are victims of abuse, there is a need to speak out. First (at least for myself), I have learned not to keep secrets about my past tucked away inside of me. They hurt me and that’s a bad thing. Second, sometimes by talking about what has happened to me and what I have learned, I am able to help someone else. That’s a good thing. (more…)