The Fear of Not Being Loved Ruled my Life

Love is not facilitated through FEAR of loss. Love is not determined by “being good enough” or “not good enough” for someone else. Love is not based on performance. I was taught to love unconditionally by people who conditionally loved me. In truth, they didn’t love me at all. They owned me and they taught me that as long as I complied with their wishes, they would value me. That is not love...

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Ten Differences between living Broken and living Whole

This list is a comparison of how my life used to be, compared to how it is today. ~Darlene Brokenness: ~the oppression of depression ~the guilt and shame of mental illness ~the guilt and shame of emotional abuse (or any other type of abuse) ~the weight and responsibility of the world ~self hate ~the darkness … Continue reading "Ten Differences between living Broken and living Whole"

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