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Depression

I got really depressed starting when I figured out my mother was abusive. I had been somewhat depressed before because things were hard at home and I did everything I could to avoid processing them. 645 more words

Abuse

Surviving

I thought I should do a post on how I got through living with my mother in one piece. Basically, I really threw myself into academics, as well as sports and volunteering to a lesser degree. 283 more words

Abuse

Forgive and Let It Go

Your heart is the beacon,
your heart is the storm.
Dare to embrace it;
you’ll never be torn.
Vanna Bonta

Learning To Be Happy

You're Responsible

Letting go doesn’t mean that you
don’t care about someone anymore.
It’s just realizing that the only person
you really have control over is yourself.
Deborah Reber

Learning To Be Happy

Let Life Happen

Let life happen to you.
Believe me:
life is in the right, always.
Rainer Maria Rilke

Life

Winning: How to "Beat" An Abusive Parent

Summary: by being happy and taking care of yourself, you win. Your parent has not defeated you and, even if that was not their conscious goal, their failure to destroy you means you came out on top. 418 more words

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