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  • About Me

    August 18, 2019 by

    Be the person who breaks the cycle. If you were judged, choose understanding. If you were rejected, choose acceptance. If you were shamed, choose compassion. Be the person you needed when you were hurting, not the person who hurt you. Vow to be better than what broke you – to heal instead of becoming bitter… Read more

  • The Turning Point

    September 29, 2019 by

    “Working with children with autism has provided me with an opportunity to see the world in a different way. I see them strive to overcome obstacles and persevere and learn to persevere myself. They are my inspiration” A major turning point in my life was when I started working as an SSO with a young… Read more

  • My Childhood: Before Anyone Knew

    September 18, 2019 by

    You were given this life because you are strong enough to live it Unknown Throughout my experience of years of sexual abuse by my step brother, I had feelings of isolation, fear, powerlessness, anxiousness and felt I could not relate to anyone. When I look back and consider these feelings, I did pretty well at… Read more

  • Speaking Up

    September 6, 2019 by

    Over the past 3 years I have started to speak up about what happened to me as child. When I was younger I felt like I couldn’t say anything because I didn’t want to ruin the family, felt ashamed and I was worried no one would believe me. I still believe that if I had… Read more

  • Letter to my abuser

    August 30, 2019 by

    This was one of the first pieces of writing I did around my experience with sexual abuse. I did this as part of my healing journey and as a way to express how I was feeling and the impact it has had on me. Although it was very difficult I found this process very benificial… Read more

  • My Story

    August 26, 2019 by

    After nearly 10 years, I have finally found the strength to speak up about what happened to me when I was a child. I was sexually abused by my step brother over a number of years from the ages of 8 till about 17. I didn’t know what was happening at the time or that… Read more

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