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Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

“Breathe. Rest. Regroup.”

July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Alone With Your Thoughts?

Alone With Your Thoughts?

The inside of a tornado couldn’t be any busier than the thoughts in an abuse survivor’s mind. Ideas, memories, scenarios, anxieties, fears, issues, and what-if’s are swirling around inside you all the time. Some of those are rational and logical. Others are so outrageous and off-the-wall that you are reluctant to share them. This can […]

June 25, 2014 | 3 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

“You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” ~Jack London

June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments More
In Our Opinion:  Rape Culture

In Our Opinion: Rape Culture

There have been an abundance of less-than-informed statements made lately regarding sexual assault that runs the gambit from the naïve (think Miss USA) to the obscenely dismissive (think George Wills). We have been involved in sexual assault recovery, prevention, and awareness for over twenty-five years and because of that, we are compelled to address the […]

June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

“To begin, begin.” ~William Wordsworth

June 17, 2014 | 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 12, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

“Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” ~Carol Burnett

June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments More
The Power and Control Panic

The Power and Control Panic

Do you ever wonder why you panic if you feel unprepared, are not in charge, or think you’re vulnerable? Most survivors struggle intensely with those feelings and it has everything to do with the dynamics of power and control. Abuse, exploitation, and sexual trauma are possible because someone makes a decision to misuse their power […]

June 5, 2014 | 5 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

“I can be changed by what happens to me, but I refuse to be reduced by it.” ~ Maya Angelou

June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments More
The Lost Battle

The Lost Battle

I want you to go back and change what you ate for your last meal. You read that correctly: Go back and change what you ate for your last meal. You’re already several steps ahead of me if you are muttering, “That it is impossible.” The meal is already over. You can’t go back and […]

May 28, 2014 | 2 Comments More