Respect Your Elders!

I was remiss, to talk about a little mentioned part of domestic abuse, on June 15th. June 15th was World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, with June being Elder Abuse Awareness month. Like many of the facets of domestic abuse, elder abuse is not talked about enough. Most people feel like domestic abuse is DEFINITELY onlyContinue reading “Respect Your Elders!”

Always Keep Perspective

A friend recently posted something that gave me pause (see above). I know he was trying to be funny, and I can appreciate that. However, I am currently there and I go in and out financially. I wasn’t personally offended, but was more concerned about what others might get out of this post. Let’s sayContinue reading “Always Keep Perspective”

Do NOT Lose the Lesson

My children all live with me, so I take care of A LOT of people. My finances are already stretched thin, especially after my bankruptcy takes its major cut. I feel like Mickey Mouse slicing the bread tissue-paper-thin in Jack and the Beanstalk. (NOTE: Just using these for reference, Disney, just using it for reference!)Continue reading “Do NOT Lose the Lesson”

Spectrum of Success, Part 2

I didn’t want my post about my son from the other day to sound like getting things turned around (after being in 23+ years of abuse and being out of abuse for over four and a half years), was easy. It definitely wasn’t and I’m STILL working on it. My youngest is four years awayContinue reading “Spectrum of Success, Part 2”

I’m So Broke, My Mental Breakdown is on Layaway…

I’m completely sick of living paycheck to paycheck. I have been on financial survival mode since I’ve been an adult. Prior to meeting and marrying my abuser, I had money and saved money. Now, I have squatters that live with me, I mean tenants, I mean children…whatever, you get my meaning! I must love them,Continue reading “I’m So Broke, My Mental Breakdown is on Layaway…”

THE Hollywood Trial By Fire

As one of the millions following the Amber Heard vs. Johnny Depp trial, I guess I will throw my hat into the ring because I’ve had time to digest all of this. Please know, this is merely my opinion as a DV survivor and DV advocate. Please bear with me…this doesn’t mean you have toContinue reading “THE Hollywood Trial By Fire”