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How to handle an abusive ex reaching out after the relationship ended
Hey all, As most of you know I have been out of my relationship for 3 years now. The first 3 months were filled with panic, fear, worry and stress of how I was going to make it. My ex did make it hard with a few mind games and scare tatics but after 3 months he stopped but the triggers and emotional healing was still a struggle. Still is at times. It's been almost …
Why I’m obsessed with January 1st
Hey all and Happy New Year! For this year I wish you all health, happiness, freedom and strength. let’s make this year the year we put ourselves first if possible and find little ways to make ourselves better. Being in an abusive relationship it may seem impossible but they can’t take everything from you. You still have your mind and soul. January first for me is probably my favorite day of the year next to …
Happy Holidays!
Hi all, Today is the big day for some! Myself included. I live all year for this. It’s my favorite time of year. If you are in that space I hope you enjoy this magical time with friends and family. I also know that this time of year can be extremely difficult for some. I just want you guys to know that it’s ok. There was a time I dreaded the holidays. I remember when …
Baby It’s Cold Outside: Creeper anthem or just a holiday classic
Hey all, It's that time of year again where everyone brings up this song and if it's the date rape theme song for all creepers. It's been debated over and over so I'm not going to get into all the arguments but more the take of a domestic violence victim. As someone who has been through some "stuff" I have to admit the song really doesn't bother me much. Some would think I'd be waving …
NFL address mental health in PSA with current players
Hey All, So it's Sunday and I'm a DIE HARD football fan. The Minnesota Vikings are my team and through ups and down I'll ride or die. But Over the last few months I have been loving these NFL PSA'S with active players talking about struggles with mental health. When you think the rough and outthought game of football you really have not seen many come forward with the struggles controlling fears and sadness. It's …
When your finally free from a domestic violence relationship and the healing begins
So my last post was about my 6 years being in an abusive relationship. If you want to see my story you can read it here.. https://swearingtotallyhelps.com/my-life-as-a-domestic-abuse-survivor/ It was pretty hard for me to get that all out but everyone has a story and I wanted mine to be heard. For so long I kept it inside and was scared to ask for help. You get so brainwashed that you feel like no one will …
My life as a domestic abuse survivor
TRIGGER WARNING…This post contains details about physical, mental and sexual abuse. I know it can be hard to read if you have lived it. If you are still struggling you can totally skip this post and I promise not to be mad at ya. Hey all so today is the day I'm going to get real deep in it and tell you about my past and how I am trying and still trying to pull …

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