Twelve years ago today My husband and I stood in the little chapel of the west in Las Vegas and swore to love and honor each other for the rest of our lives. Have we loved and honored each other for the last twelve years? Sometimes and sometimes not. Its been a wild ride atContinue reading “Marriage”
Do you still talk to your mom? Where was your dad in all of this? These are the two most common questions that I am asked when I give talks. Today I will answer them. I will start with my dad My biological father was 16 when my mother became friends with his mom andContinue reading “Parents”
It can often be difficult from adult survivors to set healthy boundaries.
How to Cope Yesterday I wrote about some difficult memories and went to very dark places. I am often asked about how I can talk about these things and still function in my life. Today I will talk about what works for me.* Know which era you are really in. One of theContinue reading “How to cope”
A few years ago I realized how much shame I had been carrying on my shoulders for as long as I could remember. I had been carrying this weight for so long that at some point it became so comfortable and familiar that I didn’t even realize it was there anymore. I struggle to pinpointContinue reading “Shame and identity”
Greetings! I know that it has been some time since I have written anything. So what have I been up to? Well…. I started and have almost finished grad school! I should be wrapped up by Christmas. I have also rebuilt a mental health practice. Every day I am able to support a staff who help children,Continue reading “Catching up”