• Am I homophobic?

    Now I had no plans on writing a post today at all but considering the online altercation I had with someone which ended with me been called homophobic and all that. I decided to address this issue. I am seriously done with the hypocrisy and controversy surrounding this kind of issue. I don’t care and I’m taking this issue head on so seat back while I take you know a jolly but educative ride. Over the past few years more awareness has or is still been brought to the issue of homosexuality and the LGBTQ community, I for one until the US legalized gay marriage never knew it existed after…

  • Emotional abuse series part 6 – Emotional Abuse, Body Dysmorphia and the Quest of Self-Love (a guest post).

    Some of us have been taught since an early age that it’s not right for us to be the way we are. We were maybe raised by parental figures who projected, consciously or unconsciously, their own life dissatisfaction on us, making us believe that we were unworthy of their wholehearted validation and attention. They probably also did a poor job at reinforcing our sense of being unique, or even made us feel ambiguous about them, ourselves and the world outside. They might have fed us, so we wouldn’t starve physically, but we surely grew up emotionally unnourished – we were never told how beautiful or clever we were; how worthy…

  • Emotional abuse series part 5 : The other side of family (a guest post)

    This is a beautifully written guest post by my friend over at https://beautyofmychaoticmind.com/ Different forms of physical abuse is more commonly discussed compared to emotional abuse. I am so self conscious when I speak to my children when they push the boundaries and do something wrong. My aim is to always point out what they have done wrong in a calm and constructive way. Sometimes my eldest son comes home telling me some of the nasty things that a child has said to him, I ensure that I point out all his positive attributions, but also I tell him that those words doesn’t define him. Instead it speaks volumes of…

  • Emotional abuse part 3 -suicidal triggers (a guest post)

    This is an eye opening post written by the absolutely wonderful Elisa over at https://mobile.twitter.com/31i55a and on twitter at https://mobile.twitter.com/31i55a . Feel free to contribute and support this blog at https://ko-fi.com/abbey0245 if you enjoy and support what we stand for. Suicidal triggers No, im not suicidal. no, you dont need to call people on me either. yes, i know it’s loaded title, and yes i know that even my own posts can trigger people as well. and im sorry for those who are triggered by what i say. I don’t want you to harm yourself or end your life either. I want you to actually speak up about what’s happening…

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