Why? ? ? RED FLAG ? ? OK, yes maybe I should have seen this sooner, however when you are love bombed, you overlook any strange stories you are told, you also accept excuses no matter how strange they may seen. If someone tells you certain people, such as family or friends are bad for… Continue reading My In-Laws Didn’t come to my Wedding
When things got to a certain point in my marriage, they started getting even tougher. Nobody warned me that leaving and choosing my life would be the first step. I thought healing and getting over a break up would be the second hurdle. What I was not prepared for, was speaking up and telling my… Continue reading Being Scared to talk about abuse
Well I am not quite sure how I have got to this point (especially after the last 6 months - not even taking COVID into account!!) The last placement of Year 2 - Obviously, I cannot say the location, but it is definitely an area I hope to gain some good experience in ( as… Continue reading Last Placement Block of Year 2!!
Have you ever heard? "I never said that""You're imagining things""I didn't do that""You are being paranoid""I always make an effort, you just never bother" "You're imagining things""I was just joking""You twist things""That never happened""You need help" Sounding familiar? Gaslighting is a term that seems to appear quite often now, compared to 5 years ago. It… Continue reading “I never said that!!” – What is Gaslighting?
Accusations As a lot of us do, I head over to Google in order to check that my understanding of the word 'accusations' is correct. It is defined by a quick search as - what I thought it was. Which is; I am not one to openly throw around accusations, there is one thing I… Continue reading Accusations
Year 2 - It really does not feel real!! Second Year Student Nurse!! People say that the BSc Nursing course flies by, I have not figured out if I feel it has flown, or whether it has gone slowly. Coronavirus really has made things interesting. In year one, our placements were suspended and my year… Continue reading Second Year Nursing Student!!
TRIGGER WARNING - Please take care, some of this content may cause upset and distress. Reach out for support if needed. 💜 “And I your willing victim” Sound familiar? Yes that is a P!nk song I had heard of people relating this song, ‘Just give me a reason‘ to a (damaging) relationship. However, I had… Continue reading “Right from the start you were a thief, you stole my heart”
Please note that any advice I give and explaining of processes may differ for you. I am not a legal professional and this advice relates to my situation. Please get legal advice if you need further support. February 12th, 2021. Having been made aware that the acknowledgement of the Divorce petition had finally been sent… Continue reading One step closer to finding me again.
Do you remember what you were doing one year ago? I was sat in my home, practising my Safe Medicate (Maths for my Nursing Degree), unaware that the year ahead was about to change so much - and not just because of the Coronavirus!! Other than the issues that came along with the Coronavirus, the… Continue reading How so much can change in a year!!
What is Domestic Abuse? The World cloud above contains 100 words, phrases, signs of domestic abuse. I could have gone on and on but had to stop somewhere. Abuse takes many forms and it is not always a Man doing it to a Woman!! According to the 'Office For National Statistics' Crime Survey for Wales… Continue reading Domestic Abuse