The outer relationship mirrors the inner one, which is why so many women either return to the abuser or move on to the next abusive relationship.
Most of the time, physical scars can heal, but the emotional impact of degrading and dehumanizing words can last for years.
The moment you see something with your own eyes and feel injustice with all your senses, you cross an inner border, you know you can’t go back from there.
Survivors witness and feel beneath the story... Fragmented, often locked away in an unconscious vault; we banish pain in order to survive it.
You need to know you didn’t break me. I am stronger than I have ever been. I fight daily to assure that people know their value and their worth.