There is a moment in our healing journey when our denial finally crumbles and we realise and acknowledge that our experiences and it’s continued effects on us won’t ‘just go away’. That moment in time is our break-through moment. It is like the sun coming out to warm and nurture the seeds of HOPE so that those tiny seeds can grow to flourish in our personal garden of Empowerment.
Survivors are often incredibly aware and perceptive. What was born of necessity becomes a response that is both gentle and understanding.
Abuse does not define you so honour yourSelf for all the ways in which you tried to take care of yourSelf during the abuse – as you emerge with an unbroken spirit.