Moving on after DV is never easy and setbacks are to expected. Here is one of mine.
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To the Other Girl who Loved Him
An open letter to the one person who might understand this better than anyone else…… I also still can’t think about you with out getting upset. But I also am so sorry for how you’ve been affected and I want to acknowledge you are also a victim in all of this.
Attempts at Not Poetry?
Rough–REALLY REALLY rough ideas just to get the words down…… I’m not sure how I feel but the 103 quotes really got me started thinking about abstract ways to vent my abuse besides just hard to read narratives.
103 Quotes- a “love” story
A new writing prompt I wanted to try out to tell my story….. It was supposed to be 100 I made it in 103. Close enough.
[L]’s sentencing is a day I will never forget, it is burned into me. I have nightmares about it constantly.
[L]’s 4th and Final Arrest
The last time I spoke to [L] in person. The last arrest before his sentencing and and the last time I ever told him I loved him.
Taking Back the Man who tried to kill me (Part 2)
The wakeup call. Coming out of my concussion fog, the PTSD building, the trauma bonds confusing. I finally realizied how much I was still in danger from the man I thought I loved.
[L] Goes Back to Jail for the 3rd time
Admitting my mistakes. To everyone. Finally taking the steps to hopefully save myself before he killed me, I knew if he tried again I wouldn’t survive.
Taking back the man who tried to kill me…. (part 1)
Well, here’s the even harder post about how I took [L] back even after he broke my face.
Control is an illusion
I’ve been terrified to write since I gave out the URL to my blog. But tonight after driving all day and being completely exhausted the emotions finally overwhelmed the fear of others reading what I had to say so here it is. It doesn’t go anywhere really, it’s just a brain dump getting back into the motion of writing after not doing so for a while.