Archive for the Child Sexual Abuse Category


Why Forgive an Abuser?

People ask me how I’m able to move forward after being abused for so many years.  Some people have actually expressed anger and frustration that I am no longer angry and silently wishing some horrible tragedy befall my abuser.  “They don’t deserve to be forgiven” or similar statements are made in a blurted out emotional […]

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Back at it

I have been so overwhelmed and grateful to each and every new reader and subscriber to this blog.  In recent months I have waded through one of the worst spells with depression in years.  I just disappeared inside myself.  I was not engaged in my day to day life.  I was in total task mode, […]

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Surfacing Again

In recent months I had been struggling to keep my life together.  I become overwhelmed with anxiety and basically shut down emotionally so I could cope with the many changes to my schedule and task list in the late summer and fall.  I was totally disconnected from the things I was doing even  though they […]

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Longterm Effects of Sexual Abuse

** Warning ** Some of this content is graphic. It may have trigger issues for some. Please read this story only if you are in a good place emotionally. The sad truth is that I had no idea what was happening to me when my father was molesting me.  I was too young and nothing […]

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No Fear, Just Purpose

** Warning ** Some of this content is graphic. It may have trigger issues for some. Please read this story if you are in a good place emotionally. I have had a lot to think about lately.  My recent posts have sparked something huge.  I realize that there is something that NO ONE is talking […]

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Remembering Abuse as a Child

** Warning ** Some of this content is graphic. It may have trigger issues for some. Please read this story if you are in a good place emotionally. Often times, throughout my years if child abuse, my father would be in his bedroom.  He would yell my name from his room and ask me to […]

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The fastest attack of Sexual Abuse

** Warning ** Some of this content is graphic. It may have trigger issues for some. Please read this story if you are in a good place emotionally. One night I was in my bedroom, by myself.  I’m guessing ten or eleven years old.  I think I was getting ready to go to bed for […]

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A Day for a Victory Walk – The Orange Movement

Today, in Canada, is the day that many are standing up and walking to their government with the demands to support those that have survived Childhood Sexual Abuse.  Theo Fleury, a former NHL superstar, is leading the way.  He has stood up for himself and so many other survivors and is talking openly about his […]

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