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It’s called Self Care, Not Self-ish

Self care is not selfish in the means that it is essential, it is necessary. Self care is not selfish in the means that we don't jeopardize areas of our lives in order to obtain our wants.

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Being Still in the Silence

We've all probably experienced some form of silent treatment in our lives. It's so unnerving isn't it? The lies we tell ourselves when we're on the receiving end are pretty awful aren't they? How do we know what's best to do with ourselves in the mean time? Do we let it go on? Or do we take a stand and just let it all go?

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It Happened Before I Could Even Recollect

I am mortified, I am scared, I am fearful, but I'm better for it and better from it if I just get it out there.

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The In-between Place

I'm an "in-betweener!" How funny does that sound huh? With this piece I just want to make it aware to you and others that you heal and improve on your time, not someone elses. I don't care if they are pushing you, you do you, period.

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Shaming the Victims = Shame on You

I have a whole lotta cuss words I could insert here but I will spare you the angst. Please know that in sharing my journeys and my life with you, it's not because I'm narcissistic, it's because I know the mindset of a victim and my hope is that other victims will recognize that and see that while I still deal with this mindset from time to time, I have found a better way to think and feel and maybe, just maybe they will reach out as many times as it takes for them to feel safe and not revictimized by the reactions of our peers.

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To You, the Mom

Vacation was successful all but that first night. It was a really rough night until 2 in the morning to be exact. I'm sure you can tell by my featured image that I was having a silent meltdown.