Posts Tagged child abuse


Orgasms and Shame during abuse.

42 days of Teresa – day 10 ** Warning ** Some of this content is graphic. It may have trigger issues for some. Please read this only if you are in a good place emotionally. Opening up about my childhood sexual abuse has been a long and healing journey.  Once I got to the point […]

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Random memory

42 Days of Teresa- day 2 I remember one time I was walking home from school towards my house. I would have been in grade three or four.  As I was walking down the hill, I heard a vehicle coming and so I ensured that I was as far to the right as possible.  I […]

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Next steps in my Journey

** 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. I have had this blog for more than 4 years now.  I appreciate each and every one of you that have come here, shared comments, experiences and […]

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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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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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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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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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Hearing my Voice. “Silent All These Years” – Tori Amos

This song brought me a huge amount of power.  “Silent all these years”, allowed me to be pissed off, strong and vulnerable all at the same time.   This song, in my mind, is being sung to another person in particular. In my case, I’d probably be singing it to someone who I thought should have […]

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