Understanding Trust and Getting Trust and Love Mixed Up

I was told to trust abusive manipulative people while they were hurting me, all the while “soothing me” in quiet “loving” hushed tones with “trust me, I won’t hurt you”. “Trust me” I am doing this because “I love you”. My definitions and understanding of the words “trust” and “love” grew from these false statements from others.

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Official Notice to Oppressors, Abusers and Perpetrators

When someone convinces you that you are "nothing" without them so they can take credit for the ideas and gifts that you bring to the table, that is psychological abuse. This happens often when the associate is a person with positional power, such a a therapist, dr. lawyer, priest or pastor or anyone who thinks that they have more value than you do.

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My Relationship with Me ~ Emotional Healing

“When a child has been in a dysfunctional family system, that child grows up with some dysfunctional thinking. It can’t be helped.  The dysfunctional ways of thinking in my family system got passed on to me. Dysfunction and mistreatment, psychological abuse, physical abuse and sexual abuse all contributed to the survival methods that I had … Continue reading "My Relationship with Me ~ Emotional Healing"

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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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