Tag Archives: Abuse

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I am Stronger Despite What He Did To Me

I told him that I wasn’t ready. He started to do things to me anyway. I told him no, asked him to stop, and tried to laugh it off when he didn’t. Continue reading →

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My Experience As A Foster Kid

I came from a dysfunctional home of drug addiction, which went along with emotional, physical and sexual abuse as a young child. But I didn’t finish growing up in that home. I went through 4 foster homes from the ages … Continue reading

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Good Intentions Aren’t Enough For Children

Trigger Warning for Domestic Violence When I was in fourth grade, my dad had gotten drunk again. This time he tried to strangle my mom. My mom, my sister, and I spent the night behind a pizza place in our … Continue reading

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Street Sizeism

“The only way a fattie like you will get laid is if you’re raped.” I’m obese. I’m huge. I’m not one of those girls that people say “You’re not really fat, though.” People on the street feel free to tell … Continue reading

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My Hollywood Nightmare

 Trigger Warning: Description of PTSD flashback. Many people will treat themselves to a movie or television to relax and let their mind go. This is a normal every day experience for many, but not for me. When I was seventeen, … Continue reading

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