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Finding Freedom: One Survivor’s Story Part 5

There are lots of reasons to be grateful in life. However, more remarkably is that when we have a problem we don’t ever realize that is also something to be grateful for. Problems in life are necessary for growth. Without them we are stagnant and unchanged. Having problems in life is a way of identifying […]


Finding Freedom: One Survivor’s Story Part 4

  After leaving my abusive relationship, I wasn’t sure what was next or how I was supposed to be. I asked myself “When will I be okay?” and “Where will I be in a year from now?”  I learned shortly after leaving these are very normal thoughts to have after being isolated, manipulated and made […]


Finding Freedom: One Survivor’s Story Part 3

After I started therapy and talking through my experiences, I realized my support system was completely disconnected. Friends I had known for years were a distant memory, and my family had been pushed away. I had allowed my abuser to always be right about how my family spoke of our relationship being so wrong. The […]


Finding Freedom: One Survivor’s Story Part 2

After you realize you have hit rock bottom, the only way to go is up. Therapy was my go to, my foundation to start rediscovering where I was and where I needed to be. For me making the decision to go to therapy was the best one I could have ever made. However, before I […]


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