Sedated Secrets: Waking up to the Nightmare of Sexual Abuse

By marilynldavis

“Abuse manipulates and twists a child’s natural sense of trust and love. Her innocent feelings are belittled or mocked, and she learns to ignore her feelings. She can’t afford to feel the full range of feelings in her body while she’s being abused—pain, outrage, hate, vengeance, confusion, arousal. So she short-circuits them and goes numb.”

My Heroes

By marilynldavis

By: RevKev Hometown Heroes We grew up with heroes; from books, to celebrities, to green bulky entities that would save us. But I’m seeing that while they are sometimes good role models, my heroes are closer to home.   “So much is asked of parents, and so little is given.” –Virginia Satir My parents were high-school…