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You do the best you can in the moment

Posted by datweet , 26 March 2014 · 123 views

I was just thinking: 
At times, I try to prevent self-blame for my past trauma with these words:
"You did the best you could in the moment. 
You can't blame yourself for making decisions
towards something you couldn't fully understand.
You did the best you could in the moment."
I truly believe we do.


What the devil takes from you....You Go and Take It Back!

Posted by datweet , in Taking back power 25 March 2014 · 145 views

Over the last few years, I found myself journaling about how sexual abuse and rape...
Stripped away....
from me,
so many things:  

I don't know what it's like to grow up as a child.
I didn't grow up as a child should have -- protected.
I know that now.
I don't know what it's like to grow...


My Story - in my own words

Posted by datweet , in My Story 24 March 2014 · 134 views

I am 31 years old.
I experienced trauma as a child and it has tainted many areas of my adult life.
I was sexually abused.
I was sexually abused by four perpetrators: 
My older brother, two male cousins, and a female family friend.
The abuse began when I was 2, almost 3 years old.
10 years.
10 years I endured, and then it ended in a violent rape.
I wa...

March 2014


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