BPD Growing Up Part 4: I Survived

*TRIGGER WARNING* While I will not go into the grim details, domestic violence is the topic of this post. Reader discretion is advised.  .  .  . . . . .   Thirteen years ago, I was in a physically and sexually abusive relationship. It was with a man twelve years older than myself, and it … Continue reading BPD Growing Up Part 4: I Survived

Our Silence Does Not Speak Volumes

I don't even have to explain what is going on in current events; everyone knows. I'm diving right into the fact that those of us who remain silent are being called out. You should never make someone feel guilty for staying silent and taking care of their mental health first. It's happened to people I … Continue reading Our Silence Does Not Speak Volumes

Loving the Impossible; Myself

How can I possibly love myself when I've basically been told I'm not enough my entire life? "You're not strong enough. You're not thin enough. You're not active enough. You're not disciplined enough." Growing up, if I received any kind of award in school, I was congratulated but it was followed by statements that made … Continue reading Loving the Impossible; Myself