Category Archives: Survivor of abuse

Here’s What I Can Do

This post is part of a series. Click to read all posts in Things I Didn’t Know 30 Years Ago. Too often, in recent years especially, I’ve felt helpless, impotent, unable to make an impact while I witness the world … Continue reading

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Listening to Trump is Like Living With My Emotionally Abusive Ex-Husband Again

In case you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to live with an emotionally abusive husband, all you have to do is listen to Trump. I’ve been triggered by him every day of his presidency – and for a large portion … Continue reading

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My Survivor Story

I wrote this reflection for my original blog, Upside Down Cats, on September 27. 2007.  I feel a  strong urge to re-post it here on the current incarnation of my blog in the hopes that it reaches the attention of … Continue reading

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The Abused: We’re Not All Kesha But We All Need Support

This article I read yesterday has haunted me the last 24 hours. I’m a new Lenny reader and have been deeply impressed by Lena Dunham’s informed, passionate and articulate writing. She really touched some chords in me with this piece; … Continue reading

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