You would think that by leaving an abuser, it would set you free from their abuse - This is not always the case. I hadn't really thought of post separation abuse much. I was aware of many friends, family and strangers having problems with the other parent of their child/children. Where courts or other services… Continue reading Post Separation Abuse
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
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?
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.
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
If you haven't seen the featured image on this post then here it is again; This was me in 2011 the night before I flew away to Norway for 6 months of volunteering, an impulsive but life-changing decision that I would definitely do again. By this point in my life ( 20 Years Old!!) I… Continue reading Trying to remember the ‘old me’
As May is Mental Health Awareness Month, I had an idea to write a letter each day to a person, or group of people that have had an impact on my own personal health. The first portion of the month has been delayed, however I hope that I will catch up and there will be… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Letters – 21st May 2018