I wrote this post on my community page, and I will blog it here too.
I am someone who has endured multiple, prolonged, severe, complex trauma, 8 abusers and decades of abuse of every kind.
I am also someone who can put myself in the shoes of others, see their lives through their eyes and have a level of compassion, including for my abusers.
I am sad they missed out on having good lives, with joy from good things, didn’t have real relationships based on love. I am sad they enjoyed hurting others and had no remorse for what they did. I wish their lives had been different for them, as well as for the people they hurt.
I am in the forgiveness process for them all and some I have forgiven. And some I still love, despite what they have done to me. Continue reading