I’ve endured significant trauma. I’ve endured abuse of every kind, to a severe level. I was heinously abused, throughout my entire childhood. It was very courageous and brave, to endure it all and still be here.
And be a compassionate person as a result.
But, the most painful thing I have ever done, was accept the truth about my mother intentionally and consciously abusing me. And knowing my mother and step father were complicit in the child sexual abuse – within their ring of sex offender, paedophile friends.
Coming to terms with this, and
no longer making excuses,
no longer minimizing or denying the truth,
is the most courageous and bravest thing
I have ever done.
It is so painful, it has nearly killed me. I have wanted to die, rather than know this reality.
It was much easier when I made excuses. When I was in denial. When I didn’t face the truth. Continue reading