Overlooked Victims of Domestic Abuse

*Note: In this post I will be using heterosexual relationships as the main example due to the ultimate point. However, this type of abuse is not discriminatory; it can — and does — occur in all romantic (and sometimes even platonic) relationships.

Coercive Control

Coercive control is a type of domestic abuse in which the abuser uses the following tactics to keep the victim in line:Read More »

The Pain I Hide

Before my accident, the worst physical pain I’d ever endured was a broken ankle and that passed. As a matter of fact, any physical pain I had ever experienced passed, so I was of the belief that all physical pain was fleeting. That was the difference, I thought, between the two: emotional pain latched on and hung around, physical pain subsided over time.Read More »