I learned a new term in therapy yesterday. "Gaslighting" This was my abusers preferred method of mental abuse. I had never heard the term before but once it was explained to me it was like everything came into focus. He was able to "gaslight" me even easier because of my anxiety. I'm not sure what to do with this now. Even though I "know...
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sandalgoddess:
@charbo I hadn't heard of it until yesterday. I'm ashamed it happened to me, that I let someone do that. I spend a lot of time working with abused women and it turns out I was one. I hope I can better help other people now that I know what this is. 
tonni003z:
you have a circle of friends that love & are there if you need their shoulder to cry on.  remember the phoenix arises from it's own ashes. you have the willpower to overcome this event in your life. rewrite your own rebirth and cast away the shackles of the past. my words are meaningless if you don't take them to heart. the transformation will come from you. when and where is up to you. may god bless you and keep you strong on this voyage of personal growth :D

I struggle with all the above. Not to the level as others, but I struggle nonetheless. If you are struggling, you are not alone. I know what it feels like to feel alone, misunderstood, uncared for. There are people out there/here that care. Maybe you haven't found them yet but you will. There are amazing people in this world. Keep fighting. Every time...
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bubblegumskunk7:
sandalgoddess:
@bubblegumskunk7 😘
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tonni003z:
our house cat reached 27lbs at his highest. got him down to 16+ lbs. friend & family thought he was a dog til they looked at his face. 
physicsguy:
Such a handsome dog!