Abuse / Anxiety / Emotional Abuse / Mental Health / Psychological Abuse / Wellness

Don’t Underestimate Your Anger…Part 2

(Update 3/30/2016 – Yesterday, a mere 4 days after I originally wrote this post, author Jessica Knoll shared her story about the real life incidents, which shaped her novel, Luckiest Girl Alive. It’s a powerful and courageous essay and I can’t stop thinking about it.) “I know that I made the mistake of thinking that … Continue reading

Abuse / Boundaries / Mental Health / Psychological Abuse / Suicide Ideation / Verbal Abuse / Wellness

Don’t Underestimate Your Anger

“The death of idealized versions of our parents, teachers, and mentors—a stage in the journey—is always scary because it means that we’re now responsible for our own learning and growth. That death is also beautiful because it makes room for new relationships—more honest connections between authentic adults who are doing the best they can. Of … Continue reading