Divorce

Finding my birth mother

Being adopted didn’t give me a better life, but it changed the route of my life journey and I’d like to share a little bit about that with all of you this evening. One day when I was 8...

Surviving an unhappy home

I was an extremely shy only child of a single mum, living alone with her after her divorce from my dad, and eventually she remarried a creepy guy who claimed to want to adopt me and to love...

You Are Stronger Than You Think You Are

If there is anything that I have learned in my life it is how to have inner strength even when my external world is falling apart. At a young age I learned what inner strength was and how...

From Abuse to Successful & Free

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it contains descriptions of childhood sexual abuse. In a world where mental toughness is much needed right now, I would love...

My sexual assault stories

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it contains descriptions of childhood sexual assault. I’m not gonna include any names or in depth detail because I am...

I need to speak up

The first season I coached GOTR – I had only been home for a few years after a bad divorce. Curriculum 1 (this was fall 2012) was so amazing for me that year. I learned so many...

MY STORY

Unfortunately, I have been through a lot. Those who I thought were my friends and family were apathetic. Perhaps getting this “out there” in some way will help me and others. MY...

Life on Brentmoor Ct pt. 1/4

This is a true story. Most of the names have been altered for personal reasons, but the story remains the same. It is a sad story, but not without hope; a redemptive story. My story. Once...

A Story of Recovery

Telling my story might help me heal and maybe help someone else in the process. We read other people’s stories all the time. This is just mine. I don’t like to tell my story because...