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I Don’t Need Time Travel To Establish My Worth

The past several months have been very intense and painful for me due to the healing work that my process has provoked all throughout the holidays, my birthday and then hitting the one year anniversary of confronting my abusive ex-family. … Continue reading

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Walking Home: Three Journeys In Overcoming Emotional Abuse

Last month I dreamt I was on my way home from a nearby town late at night.  Yet despite my being unable to drive and facing a very long walk ahead of me, I decided not to call the person … Continue reading

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Overcoming Outside Cynicism On My Journey

This morning in a dream I excitedly arrived at the trail head for what would be a two-day hike.  But as I started walking with my pack, I became anxious because while I paid the entry/permit fee at the gate, … Continue reading

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Unfurling The Roots of Dissociation In My Life

There were cement drains above us, flushing water into the river to our right as I stood on the smooth rocks of the shore, my bathing suit pulled down by my father who went on to rape me.  I stared … Continue reading

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Creatures In The Forest Of Memory…

When I was a child, the back and side yards of our house bordered on a hilly stretch of forest that went on for miles in all directions.  At sixteen, I had a particularly vivid nightmare that has never left … Continue reading

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They Had No Shame…(but gave it all to me)

Recently I had another flashback…I was a young child, in my dark bedroom, where I was naked from the waist down, bent over a chair and being beaten with a shoe.  It’s ridges and textures burned so severely that at … Continue reading

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