Humanity continues to struggle with the painful realities of sexual violence and how to respond. Our responses to disclosures of sexual violence are critical. We have the ability to lead people down a path of destruction or a path of healing, based largely on how we react.
Even though alcohol is the most commonly addictive substance used in the United States, there are many facts about it you may still not know or be confused about. For example, have you ever asked yourself how long does alcohol stay in your system? Did you know alcohol abuse and alcohol addiction are different things?
A Life As A Human Interview: Project Village aims to support underprivileged women in Toronto using the love of bracelets, because being kind is always in fashion.
A deeply seated writers block was both a mystery and a source of frustration, but healing the cause – a sick message from childhood – led to enormous freedom.
By walking in my Dad’s shoes – by exploring his story – I healed my past and claimed my own path and my birthright – to be a writer and a teller of stories.
In working through my own issues, I found I was much more like my Dad than I had realized, and parts of his journey had illuminated my path to healing.
I have spent more than 25 years as a feminist activist fighting for justice for victims of sexual abuse. This is my coming out story as an incest survivor and learning to live with PTSD.