The only way I was able to be less crazy was to systematically and habitually control everything.
Survivors learn new things about themselves with each failed abusive relationship marking a new skill-set for their healing process and behaviors they won’t tolerate in the next relationship….
A victim’s response to a crime sometimes may have more to do with the way support was rendered or perceived than about the actual act itself.
I had a PTSD day today. It can happen to victims of domestic violence or people who have suffered any traumatic event. What’s a traumatic event? Anything that scares the absolute sh-t out of you to the point that you are not sure you will survive it.