Re-victimized By My Abuser

Tonight, I received sixteen back to back calls from my daughter in less than ninety minutes. Each call triggering me more then the one before it. I knew it was nothing serious because when the staff calls they always leave voicemails. My daughter  knew from our last conversation the day before that I was not…

A Year In Review

Yesterday was my 38th birthday. I use to love my birthday. So much so I would try to stretch it into a birthday week. That all changed for me last year. Last year I spent my birthday in a four hour meeting dealing with my daughter's allegations that I had personally trained her in oral…

You Make Me Brave

These last few years have been utter hell as I have gone through all of these things with my daughter practically alone. I did not have much of a support system. My father died in 2015, which was the same year my mother decided she didn't want to be a mother and abandoned my siblings…

Compelled To Create Change

Macklemore once said "You can only watch injustice go on for so long until you're compelled to say something. To speak out against it." For the last few weeks the word compelled terrified me. To me the word compelled translated in my mind to a death sentence at my daughter's hand. Oh how I hated…