Overcoming Adversity

women's stories

The Power of Adversity, Grit and Intuition

Have you ever sat wondering, “how did I become this way?” Whether “this way” has a positive or negative emotion attached to it, it’s interesting to try and dig deep to make sense...

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Just wanna have my little slice.

I wanted to write this story because maybe somewhere out in the world is a girl like me. A girl that grew up in a place that can only be compared to hell. A girl who got pregnant at 16 and...

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I am not the child called it

I am a survivor. I was beaten by my mom’s husband for years. He was a nasty drunk. We feared weekends they were worse. Whatever he grabbed we were hit with and my mother was no...

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The life of a Body dysmorphia sufferer

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it includes a graphic description of self-harm. For 11 years I have struggled with severe body dysmorphic disorder, I...

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Two losses; one decade

Lived with two very hard workers. My father was an alcoholic, but a hard worker, provider. My mom, the best way same hard worker, provided everything, just wasn’t a drinker. Many...

The Healing Power of God

My name is Jackie I wanted to share my story about the healing power of God in my life my mother took a drug called thliomiad that was brought over to the United states and Canada in the...

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I have to rule myself first

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it includes references to childhood sexual abuse. My life was a living hell, and I mean literally. At the age of one, I lost...

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Brain trauma awakening

My story. Take a moment to reflect. Through this physical embodied lifetime we go through immense changes that other species are incapable of, this may be due to the fact we have both...