Liberty – Breaking His Shackles and Chains

“Liberty (n): (1) the quality or state of being free: (a) the power to do as one pleases, (b) freedom from physical restraint, (c) freedom from arbitrary or despotic, (d) the positive enjoyment of various social, political, or economic rights and privileges, (e) the power of choice.” – Merriam-Webster *Trigger warning: This post contains references to suicide, rape and abuse. If you are underage or sensitive to such material, I suggest that you stop here and turn back. CHAINED TO MY PAST Talking about my ex was always something I found difficult to do. He hurt me in unimaginable ways. I think the physical hurt was the easiest part though it seemed like torture in the moment. However, the emotional trauma seemed to be like an extension to unwanted prison sentence for a crime I did not commit. My friends and family are forbidden from saying his name. I think […]

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Independent and Fearless

“Be that strong girl that everyone knew would make it through the worst, be that fearless girl, the one who would dare to do anything, be that independent girl who didn’t need a man; be that girl who never backed down.” – Taylor Swift *Content warning: the following post talks about rape, abuse, and murder. If you are underage or sensitive to these topics, I would suggest not reading this post. INDEPENDENT AND FREE July’s theme for the Fun Theme Photo Meme is Independence. I had a photo in a blue bralette and leather pants and I really like it in color. However, as a woman who is a rape and abuse survivor, I’ve made the photo black and white. There is currently a challenge going on that calls for women to post black and white selfies on Instagram with the hashtags #challengeaccepted and #womensupportingwomen. It seems that the purpose […]

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