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Misunderstood?

Misunderstood?

Survivors deal with it all the time. Being misunderstood. Sometimes they actually hear words that confirm it: Why can’t you just get over it? Why didn’t you do anything to stop it? Why are you so weird? Why are you so afraid? Why are you so nervous? Why are you so bitter? If I were […]

July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Sweet Revenge

Sweet Revenge

In the 1600s, Francis Bacon wrote that “Revenge is a kind of wild justice.” When you experience the kind of violation and injustice that abuse and sexual assault brings, revenge can become a prominent theme in both your waking and sleeping dreams. You may never act on those dreams – most people never do – […]

June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

June 23, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Three Steps to Facilitate your Recovery

Three Steps to Facilitate your Recovery

Do you have that nagging, relentless, inner-accuser that has you convinced if people ever knew “THAT” about what happened, you’d never be able to face the world again? Most survivors do. Dr. Dan Allender calls it the “ace in the hole.” It is THAT experience. The one that congealed internal shame into an enormous, all […]

June 18, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments More
“When I Told” Film Screening Event

“When I Told” Film Screening Event

Thursday, June 25, 2015, Dorothy Morris will host the screening of the documentary film, “When I Told,” a production of Committed to Freedom. The film features five survivors of sexual trauma and abuse – two men and three women – and what happened when they disclosed their experiences. The event, held in Hot Springs, Arkansas, […]

June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Much More Than 19 and Counting

Much More Than 19 and Counting

Let’s set aside the hysteria about the revelation of ongoing sexual abuse within the Duggar family (“19 and Counting” television show), and focus on reality, rather than “reality TV.” Of people over the age of twelve, there are about 293,000 sexual assaults each year (U.S. Dept. of Justice). You can think of that as one […]

June 11, 2015 | 2 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Why Flashbacks Feel Real

Why Flashbacks Feel Real

When you experienced abuse, you probably had one of these responses: (1) you fought, (2) you ran away, or (3) you froze. At the time you experience trauma, your heart rate increases, your muscles become tense, your breathing becomes rapid and shallow, or you go into a kind of numbing shock and check out. Unlike […]

June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments More