Just a few weeks ago, I experienced something so scary that it sent me back in my trauma recovery. Suddenly, feelings of shame and violation have come flooding back. This is trauma recovery: good, bad, and ugly.
Category: sexual abuse
The Trauma Survivor’s Guide to Psychological Abuse: Gaslighting, Reactive Abuse, and More
Many people walk around psychologically abused, and they don't even know it's happening. Tactics such as gaslighting and reactive abuse are just some of the weapons used against survivors to keep them confused and blaming themselves. Read on to learn more about this and how I took back my life from it.
The Trauma Survivor’s Guide to Body Image: Eating Disorders, Insecurity, and Everywhere In-between
Body image issues aren't just painful. For many, they can be completely traumatic. This trauma response can vary from low self-esteem to full-blown eating disorders and can be triggered by food issues to sexual abuse or more. Read on to see how healing is possible both cognitively and spiritually.
The Trauma Survivor’s Guide to Coparenting with a Narcissist
Abuse can continue when the victims leave. In my case of coparenting with a narcissist, it magnified, and the weapons were our children. This is a must-read if you or someone you know is coparenting with an abuser.
The Trauma Survivor’s Guide to Dirty Love￼
Love can get a little messy, but sometimes, it gets downright dirty. Read on to find out how Satan can use our relationships to pervert what God intended love to be in our lives.
The Trauma Survivor’s Guide to Sex vs Intimacy: Ditching Trauma Bonding for True Connection
Anyone can have sex, but not everyone will experience intimacy. For some like me, toxic trauma bonding impersonated for a long time. But what if I told you that there's nothing sexier than true intimacy? Read on to see how to see what I mean.
The Trauma Survivor’s Guide to Stressed Out Skin Care
We are joining forces with Kellee May and her business, Faith and Glow, to bring a new spin to trauma recovery- skin care! There are many ties between trauma/stress and your skin. If you want to hear more about how to care for it, become more confident, and shake off what stress has caused, click to read more!
Light Up the Night: Tim and Dana Rutherford
Tim and I were blessed to give a message of hope to survivors of human trafficking for the event Light Up the Night, hosted by The Human Trafficking Foundation Inc . It was the coldest night Florida has seen in a while but the atmosphere was electric! Please enjoy this message.
The Trauma Survivor’s Guide to Trusting Again After Being Cheated On
The pit of my stomach felt like a dagger had been lodged into it. I didn’t know whether to throw up or scream. All I knew was that my entire world had changed in just one revelation, and I was broken into pieces...
The Trauma Survivor’s Guide to Healing from Sexual Shame
This is something that I have never fully shared publicly because it’s a very sensitive topic to me that I am still walking through healing. It isn’t just the moments of being single with men. It started as a child, and at 36 years old, I am finally able to share more about what God has revealed to me in the last couple of years...