Speak Out: Meghan’s Story

****trigger warning**** “A bit about me first. I was adopted as a toddler to a farming family. Childhood was okay, can’t complain about any mistreatment. As a teen, I began rebelling like most teens do. Skipping school, partying, smoking, drugs, hitch hiking, and drinking a lot. It was a really high risk lifestyle. I ended…

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Speak Out: Tara’s Story

“Here is my story of how I grew up in a home that was surrounded by domestic violence.Growing up was crazy for me. My parents always argued. Before I was born my mother and real father used to fight always according to what my mother told me and what my sister and brother witnessed. But…

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Speak Out: Rose’s Story

Thank you Rose for sharing your story with us. You are incredible. And yes, you ARE a thriver! Since Rose wrote this, she has married her fiancé and they are expecting a baby boy anytime now (if he hasn’t come already!) I just love success stories!!! ******************************************** “I had a pretty good childhood, but just…

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Healing Comes in Waves

“Healing comes in waves And maybe today The wave hits the rocks But, that’s ok That’s ok, darling You are still healing You are still healing.” -Ljeoma Umebinyuohea I saw this on my Facebook feed and thought it would make a great blog post. Healing truly does come in many different waves. Even when we…

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Victim to Conquerer’s Story

Thank you for letting me share your story on my blog here. Original post can be found here. You should definitely check out the rest of her blog, I find it so inspiring and empowering…. **************************************************** Warning this story does contain some graphic details. Please only read if you are safe to do so*** I…

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