Victim Blaming ~ When you are Blamed for the Core of Your Pain

“You can accept or reject the way you are treated by other people, but until you heal the wounds of your past, you will continue to bleed. You can bandage the bleeding with food, with alcohol, with drugs, with work, with cigarettes, with sex, but eventually, it will all ooze through and stain your life. … Continue reading "Victim Blaming ~ When you are Blamed for the Core of Your Pain"

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Self-Love and Navigating the Waters of Grief By Carrie H.

Please join me in welcoming Carrie H. and her debut article on Emerging from Broken.  Carrie writes in a brilliant style filled with emotional honesty and compassion both for herself and for others who understand the grief we feel when we find it necessary to draw a boundary with our own families of origin. I … Continue reading "Self-Love and Navigating the Waters of Grief By Carrie H."

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Self Esteem, My Value and Learning to Love My Self

CELEBRATE ME The process of learning to love myself is best understood backwards; there are so many layers and levels to it; so much confusion. There was so much deception; deception that I had come to believe was truth, and on top of that deception, there was this thick layer of fog kind of hiding … Continue reading "Self Esteem, My Value and Learning to Love My Self"

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