Posts Tagged: healing

Anybody’s Child, Everybody’s Child

Hurt people hurt people; it’s an undeniable and continuing cycle unless and until somebody breaks it. Despairingly, it’s a never ending cycle in many families. In my family, as in too many others, drug and alcohol abuse, sexual, physical and

Anybody’s Child, Everybody’s Child

Hurt people hurt people; it’s an undeniable and continuing cycle unless and until somebody breaks it. Despairingly, it’s a never ending cycle in many families. In my family, as in too many others, drug and alcohol abuse, sexual, physical and

I am a recovering addict

The following post contains graphic sexual scenes and may trigger memories in those who have also experienced addiction.  Dark, angry clouds coated Kings Cross. I was standing on the corner of Darlinghurst Road and William Street, the night so cold,

I am a recovering addict

The following post contains graphic sexual scenes and may trigger memories in those who have also experienced addiction.  Dark, angry clouds coated Kings Cross. I was standing on the corner of Darlinghurst Road and William Street, the night so cold,

Me against myself

I don’t know why I am the way I am, but I am trying to accept it. There is no gain in questioning your feelings and thoughts; there can only be gain in dealing with them. So I am trying

Me against myself

I don’t know why I am the way I am, but I am trying to accept it. There is no gain in questioning your feelings and thoughts; there can only be gain in dealing with them. So I am trying

The World Outside

Growing up, I spent as many of my waking hours outdoors as possible. We didn’t have a TV until I was ten, and as much as this made for a tonne of resentment and frustration because ALL my friends had

The World Outside

Growing up, I spent as many of my waking hours outdoors as possible. We didn’t have a TV until I was ten, and as much as this made for a tonne of resentment and frustration because ALL my friends had

This Place is Ours

Welcome, everyone, to This Place is Yours. I truly hope it does, in some way or another, become yours. I didn’t create it for myself, or for my friends, or for anyone in particular – I created it for you.

This Place is Ours

Welcome, everyone, to This Place is Yours. I truly hope it does, in some way or another, become yours. I didn’t create it for myself, or for my friends, or for anyone in particular – I created it for you.

This Place is Yours: Conversations Series – Lori Dwyer

In January of 2011, Lori Dwyer’s husband took his own life in front of her and her one year old daughter. That very evening she started writing on her blog, rrsahm.com/, and she wrote every day as she processed the trauma

This Place is Yours: Conversations Series – Lori Dwyer

In January of 2011, Lori Dwyer’s husband took his own life in front of her and her one year old daughter. That very evening she started writing on her blog, rrsahm.com/, and she wrote every day as she processed the trauma