Repressed Memory

Repressed Memory Sexually molested at age 4 with a sister 5 in the same room together by my brother.  I did not remember it.  Repressed memory hid it until I was 45 the question came and the memory returned. What came next was a nightmare.   Seems I told the truth and...

Bullying: Another Form of Child Abuse

Bullying: Another Form of Child Abuse   Bullying is child abuse. Amazingly, there are still those who view bullying as an acceptable childhood rite of passage or typical child behaviors. Those people are wrong. Being bullied isn’t an effective way for children to...

Childhood Sexual Abuse: 13 Stages of Healing

Childhood Sexual Abuse: 13 Stages of Healing   Healing is a process. Whether a person is healing from a physical injury, grief, failure, or abuse, healing is possible. All child abuse is horrific. Childhood sexual abuse adds a sinister element due to the shame it...

Sibling Abuse: The Hidden Epidemic

Sibling Abuse: The Hidden Epidemic   When most people think of child abuse, they most likely think of an adult harming a child. Yet, sibling abuse is the most common but least reported abuse in the family. Though experts contend that it’s significantly...

Today I stand a survivor

From a young age, I was physically abused. I was beaten by a belt by my mother’s boyfriend while I was in preschool. After that incident, my sisters and I were moved to multiple different foster homes. Each foster home I was in I was met with abuse. My first foster...