Tag: recovery

The Inner Terror of My Shadow

You came at me in the stillness of time, seducing me with your offerings of freedom if I would give of myself to your grip. With a desperate longing to be held, I walked in silence, alone and misunderstood with body aching to be part of more than this life. The affirmations proved to be

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Saying Goodbye to a Life with a Toxic Lover

It’s time to say goodbye to you, my toxic lover. Our journey was one of toxic cycles and endless Spats in the name of a life you convinced me was to Be filled with pain and torment as a thing called normal. Your deviancy was like a fog rolling in from the bay, Resting fully

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What is Codependency? Overcoming Unhealthy Relationshps & Recovery Stages for Enmeshed Familes

What is Codependency? A popular word among the well-meaning self-help books we consume these days. In an effort to eradicate any pain we feel, we look to our relationships as an outside indicator that something has gone wrong and we’ve become enmeshed with another human. Triumphantly we break free into a state of self-empowered independence,

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What is Codependency? Overcoming Unhealthy Relationshps & Recovery Stages for Enmeshed Familes

What is Codependency? A popular word among the well-meaning self-help books we consume these days. In an effort to eradicate any pain we feel, we look to our relationships as an outside indicator that something has gone wrong and we’ve become enmeshed with another human. Triumphantly we break free into a state of self-empowered independence,

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