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You don't know pain until you're staring at yourself in the mirror with tears streaming down your face and you're begging yourself to hold on and be strong. THAT is pain.

"The suffering you see & the suffering that is never talked about,"  #Grief #Babyloss #baby

Life with chronic illness. so true! But you have to keep living. No pity excuses. No matter what your obstacle, you chose the life you live. Whether it's the best or the worst, it's all about your perspective. Change your thoughts, change your life.

Exactly.......if keeping silent allows others to spew their hatred and spread their version of the truth, silence is positively not an option!

I will not stay silent. I will speak out and speak up. I will be an advocate for equality, for women, for children, and for the voiceless. Because it's the right thing to do.

William Tollefson Values: Loss of Identity to Trauma

William Tollefson Values: Loss of Identity to Trauma. It is possible to move forward and create a new and better identity - I can speak to this from experience

Emotional abuse and verbal abuse are damaging.

Emotional abuse is just as damaging as physical abuse. The only difference between the two is with physical abuse you are wearing it on the outside for the world to see & the other is felt deep inside. Others cannot see the bruises on your heart.