Heal and Forgive

Used to believe my self worth was kept with you. Reflecting back…I don’t have good enough reasons for what I once tied myself to. I guess I just wanted to feel loved, but the more I wanted you to see, the less I saw of me… Growing up…it felt like I had no air to…

Read More

You are Loved

Love says… Wear a smile, wear your tears, I love you every way. Fear says… Don’t let them see you for you are, fake the happiness you don’t feel. Love says… You’re brave and beautiful, one of a kind. Don’t ever change. Fear says… You’re not ever going to be good enough…why try? Love says……

Read More

Love and Live

He trained me how to survive…in the only way he knew how. But every technique and operation he taught me is useless to me now. Because surviving isn’t the same as living…I survived him and now I have to live. He said…my life was nothing…but I’m learning how to love and how to give. To…

Read More

All you will ever see…

Despite what I wanted…I adjusted to the tension. They tried so hard to love us, but it was their own hearts that needed attention. Walking on egg shells and watching every word, it was like living in a permanent state of detention. No real moments of letting go, feeling comforted and safe, just a childhood…

Read More

Your Own Voice

For a moment let’s get real… There’s a long history and complexity to the emotions I feel. My dad wasn’t faithful to my mom, cheating on her while wearing a white disguise. But my mom did the same, and you could sense the pain beneath her eyes. I grew up knowing only infidelity and it…

Read More